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Backyard Coleslaw

EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008)

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Instead of a heavy creamy dressing, this refreshing coleslaw is dressed with a light caraway-flavored vinaigrette. The pretty crinkled leaves of Savoy cabbage have a nutty flavor, making this slaw especially flavorful.


Backyard Coleslaw Recipe

Makes: 6 servings, 1 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds,crushed
  • Pinch of salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 3 cups finely shredded Savoy cabbage, (1/2 small-to-medium cabbage)
  • 3 cups finely shredded red cabbage, (1/4 medium cabbage), rinsed
  • 1/3 cup coarsely grated onion

Preparation

  1. Whisk oil, vinegar, sugar, caraway seeds, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add Savoy cabbage, red cabbage and onion. Toss to coat. Serve within 2 hours.

Nutrition

Per serving: 69 calories; 5 g fat (1 g sat, 4 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 6 g carbohydrates; 1 g added sugars; 1 g protein; 2 g fiber; 44 mg sodium; 181 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (50% daily value), Vitamin A (15% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat


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