Raw Red Chard Slaw with Asian Pear and cashew dressing recipe
10 red chard leaves, de-stemmed and sliced into 1/4 inch ribbons
3 asian pears, peeled, cored and grated
3 large carrots, peeled and grated
1/3 cup chopped cilantro

2/3 cup raw cashews
1/4 cup orange juice
2 tsp. sesame oil
1/4 cup favorite rice vinegar (i used brown rice)
1 tsp. grated fresh ginger

Combine chard, pears, carrot and cilantro in a large bowl.

Combine cashews, orange juice and sesame oil in a small food processor and blend. add vinegar, ginger, and scrape down sides. Process again until you have a smooth, creamy dressing. Pour on grated and sliced veggies and let sit for at least ten minutes.

Serve and enjoy!

DH was very skeptical but enjoyed it despite himself. The dressing is super yummy- you could make double and use it on another recipe. Mmm…