Fall Slaw With Tahini Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe

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Marie Collins Modified: March 22, 2022
Fall Slaw With Tahini Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe

How To Make Fall Slaw With Tahini Poppy Seed Dressing

It’s all the flavors of fall in one bowl with this simple fall slaw. It’s tossed with beets, carrots, and apples in tahini maple dressing.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 3 minutes
Total: 23 minutes



For Slaw:

  • 2cupsbrussel sprout,grated, (about 12)
  • 2cupscarrot,grated, (about 3 medium)
  • 1medium beet,peeled and grated
  • 1cupradish,sliced
  • ½large red onion
  • ½medium head cauliflower,cut into small floret
  • 1large fuji apple,thinly sliced
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½cuppistachio

For Tahini Poppy Seed Dressing:

  • 6tbspapple cider vinegar
  • cuptahini
  • ¼cupmaple syrup
  • ½tspcayenne pepper
  • 3clovesmedium garlic
  • cupextra virgin olive oil
  • 1tbspwater
  • 2tbsppoppy seeds


  1. Prepare the Brussels sprouts, carrots, and beets using the grating insert or a box grater. Add to a 3-quart mixing bowl.

  2. Thinly slice the radishes with the slicing insert or a sharp knife and add to the bowl with the rest of the vegetables.

  3. Thinly slice the red onion and add to the bowl with the cauliflower and apple. Season with salt and toss to combine.

  4. Roughly chop the pistachios. In a small sauté pan over medium heat, toast the pistachios for 3 to 5 minutes until they are lightly browned and smell nutty.

  5. To make the dressing, in a blender, combine the apple cider vinegar, tahini, maple syrup, cayenne, and garlic. Blend until smooth.

  6. With the blender running, drizzle in the olive oil to emulsify. Add water as needed to thin the dressing to desired consistency. Add the poppy seeds and pulse to incorporate.

  7. Toss the slaw with the dressing. Top with the toasted pistachios.

  8. Serve immediately or cover with the lid and take to go. The slaw will keep for 2 hours at room temperature, or in the refrigerator for 1 day with the dressing or 3 days without.

  9. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 284.00kcal
  • Fat: 19.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.61g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.59g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.10g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.55g
  • Fiber: 5.93g
  • Sugar: 14.16g
  • Protein: 5.90g
  • Sodium: 356.94mg
  • Calcium: 132.54mg
  • Potassium: 577.97mg
  • Iron: 2.26mg
  • Vitamin A: 268.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 42.44mg
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