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Phillips Exeter Academy and Mercy Hospital have developed two fantastic, cost-effective, nutritious, and delicious recipes which feature Ocean Approved slaw cut kelp.

Roasted Carrots & Cabbage with Kelp

Recipe by George Dimond, Sous Chef Mercy Hospital

Ocean Approved products are right in line with what we and other institutions are looking for: sustainable, highly nutritious, and locally produced. Our doctors and staff love their kelp.
— George Dimond, Sous Chef, Mercy Hospital

Yields (70) 3 oz. servings
Portion cost: $0.29

  • 6 lbs peeled and large diced carrots
  • 3 lbs 1 inch diced red cabbage
  • 3 lbs 1 inch diced green cabbage
  • 1 lb Ocean Approved Kelp Slaw Cut
  • 1 lb butter blend 60/40
  • ½ lb brown sugar
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 oz vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp black pepper

Prep vegetables and place in a large mixing bowl. Add the vegetable oil and ½ the salt and pepper, toss to coat all of the veggies. Place on a sheet pan and roast for 30-35 minutes at 350 degrees or until
the veggies are soft. Melt the butter in a sauce pan and add the brown sugar, vinegar, and the rest of the salt and pepper. When the veggies are done place in a bowl. Add the kelp, butter and sugar mixture and toss to coat evenly then serve.


Phillips Exeter Tavern Slaw

Recipe by Ed Vasseur - PEA
Yield: (100) 3 oz servings

Portion Cost: $0.49

Students and faculty are more and more interested in where their food is coming from, and how it is harvested. Ocean Approved kelp has been a natural fit for us at Exeter.
— Melinda Leonard - Phillips Exeter Dining
  • 1 Quart Mayonnaise
  • 1 Quart Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Quart Canola Oil
  • 2 Oz. Mustard Dry
  • 1 Cup granulated Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 3 Tablespoon Cayenne Pepper Ground
  • 2 Pound Green Shredded Cabbage
  • 2 Pound Napa Cabbage
  • 2 Pound Jicama, match stick
  • 1.5 Pound Carrot pealed
  • 1.5 Pound Zucchini
  • 1.5 Pound Summer Squash
  • 1.5 Pound Red Pepper Whole
  • 1.5 Pound Green Pepper Whole
  • 2 Pound Broccoli Floret Fresh
  • 1 Pound Ocean Approved Kelp Slaw Cut

For Dressing: Mix together mayonnaise, vinegar, oil, dry mustard, sugar, salt, and cayenne.
For Slaw: Mix all vegetables into dressing until evenly coated. Serve Chilled.