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Pear, Cucumber, and Sesame Slaw 

Active time: 10 minutes

Total time: 10 minutes


  • 1 pear, peeled, cored, and julienned
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and julienned
  • 3 carrots, peeled and julienned
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 6 scallions, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon toasted sesame seeds or black sesame seeds


  1. Place all the ingredients except the sesame seeds in a large bowl and stir until thoroughly mixed.
  2. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds for garnish before serving.
Serves 2-4

This recipe is featured in the book Growing Tomorrow: Behind the Scenes with 18 Extraordinary Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing the Way We Eat , copyright Forrest Pritchard, 2015. Reprinted by permission of the publisher, The Experiment. Available wherever books are sold,

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