Best Make-Ahead Dishes for a Weeknight Dinner Party

Whatever meaty main you choose, this recipe for kale-apple coleslaw with poppy seed dressing can be the vegetable side dish you don't worry about. You can make it the night before your dinner, and it will be just fine in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Kale replaces the cabbage, poppy seed dressing replaces mayonnaise, and the apples are just a sweet addition compared to traditional coleslaw .

Coleslaw is often a combination of limp cabbage covered with heavy mayonnaise dressing, but in this version we used hearty kale and crunchy apples to make a delicious, healthy substitute.... Read More