Pickled Vegetable Slaw

Pickling. It’s like a magical process that elevates flavour profiles to even greater deliciousness. This quick-and-easy recipe is proof of that. For extra zing, add some spices of your choice, such as curry, dill, anise, or cinnamon.

Submitted By: Vitamix.
Makes: 1.9 kg (8 cups)
Total Time: 6 Hours 15 Minutes


  • 50 g (¼ cup) sugar
  • 240 ml (1 cup) rice wine vinegar
  • 240 ml (1 cup) white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons salt
  • 250 g (2 cups) peeled and julienned daikon
  • 100 g (1 cup) unpeeled and julienned carrot
  • ½ unpeeled cucumber, julienned


  1. Place sugar, rice wine vinegar, white wine vinegar, and salt into your Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Select the lowest setting or the Hot Soups program (if available). Start the machine, slowly increase to its highest speed, and blend for 5 minutes to 5 minutes 45 seconds; or start the machine and allow the Hot Soups program to complete. Stop the machine.
  3. Toss the daikon, carrot, and cucumber together in a nonreactive bowl. Carefully pour the hot pickling liquid over the vegetables. Cover and let pickle at room temperature for at least 6 hours before serving.


This colourful, crunchy slaw makes a show stopping sandwich topper or side to a BBQ brisket.

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