Coleslaw gets a health makeover with apple juice vinaigrette along with peaches, jicama, and cilantro in this diabetic side dish salad recipe.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

30 mins
2 hrs 30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a very large bowl, combine cabbage; jicama; peaches, nectarines, or apples; green onions; and cilantro or parsley.

  • To prepare the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together apple juice, cider vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper. Pour dressing over cabbage mixture; toss to combine. Cover with plastic wrap or foil and chill for 2 to 4 hours. Tote salad in an insulated cooler with ice packs (see Tip).


To make ahead: Prepare as directed, except do not add peaches, nectarines, or apples. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. To serve, stir in peaches, nectarines, or apples.

Tip: To Tote: Place the chilled salad in an airtight container; tote in an insulated cooler with ice packs. Serve as directed.

Nutrition Facts

76 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 11g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; fat 4g 6% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 60mg 2% DV.