Lemony Broccoli Slaw

Lemony Broccoli Slaw

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Thanks to ready-made broccoli slaw mixes available in the produce aisle, this side dish can be prepared in just 15 minutes. The chilling time is necessary so the slaw can marry with the honey-lemon dressing.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups packaged shredded broccoli (broccoli slaw mix)
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted (see Tip)


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  1. In a large bowl combine mayonnaise, yogurt, honey, lemon peel, lemon juice, vinegar, salt and pepper. Stir until combined. Add the broccoli, red onion and parsley. Stir until well combined. Cover and chill for 1 to 4 hours.
  2. To serve, divide mixture evenly among four serving plates and sprinkle with almonds.
  • Tip: To toast whole nuts or large pieces, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 84 calories; 3 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 12 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 6 mcg folate; 3 mg cholesterol; 8 g sugars; 2,679 IU vitamin A; 76 mg vitamin C; 64 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 225 mg sodium; 60 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (127% daily value), Vitamin A (54% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 2 vegetable, ½ fat

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