Cole Slaw with Pecans and Spicy Chile Dressing

Think you've seen everything on barbequing? Tyler Florence, host of the new Food Network show "Tyler's Ultimate," has some recipes that will impress any grilling pro. Check out his recipe below for a delicious side dish for your barbecue meal.

Cole Slaw with Pecans and Spicy Chile Dressing

(Recipe courtesy Tyler Florence)

Yield: 6 to 8 servings


1 head Napa or Savoy cabbage, shredded

4 carrots, shredded

2 Granny Smith apples, thinly sliced

1 medium red onion, thinly sliced

1 cup pecans, toasted and chopped

Leaves from 1 bunch fresh mint, for garnish


1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon cayenne

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

3/4 cup mayonnaise

Juice of 1 lemon

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


Throw the cabbage, carrots, apples, onion, and pecans into a large bowl. Mix that well with your hands and set aside.

In a small bowl, stir together the mustard, sugar, cayenne, cumin, mayonnaise, and lemon juice until blended. Season with salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture and toss well to coat. Taste again for seasoning, then mound onto a platter and garnish with mint leaves.