Thornehedge Peach Slaw


A refreshing summer slaw that blends the flavor of peaches, savoy cabbage, red bell peppers, and pecans. I first enjoyed this slaw at a garden party in Charleston several years ago and have served it each summer since to the delight of family and friends.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins
8 servings


  • 1 cup pecan pieces

  • 1 head savoy cabbage, sliced

  • 8 fresh peaches, pitted and sliced

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced

  • ½ cup chopped green onions

  • 2 tablespoons celery seed

  • ½ cup fresh peaches, pitted and chopped

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup honey

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 bunch fresh mint sprigs


  1. Place the pecan pieces in a skillet over medium heat, and cook, stirring constantly, until lightly toasted.

  2. In a large bowl, mix the pecans, cabbage, 8 fresh peaches, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, green onions, and celery seed. Cover and chill 45 minutes in the refrigerator.

  3. In a blender or food processor, blend the 1/2 cup chopped peaches until smooth. Transfer to a bowl, and mix with the oil, honey, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Chill until slaw is ready to be served, then toss with slaw to coat. Garnish slaw with mint sprigs.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

334 Calories
25g Fat
28g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 334
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Sodium 60mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 137mg 683%
Calcium 114mg 9%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 487mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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