Health

Spicy-Sweet Slaw

spicy-sweet-slaw Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Denise Canter

Ingredients

  • Slaw:
  • 4 cups packaged cabbage-and-carrot coleslaw
  • 1 1/4 cups red bell pepper, cut into 2-inch strips (1 pepper)
  • 1/2 cup diagonally cut scallions
  • 1 cup halved grape or cherry tomatoes
  • Vinaigrette:
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

Preparation


1. In a large bowl, toss the cabbage-and-carrot coleslaw, red bell pepper, scallions, and grape tomatoes together. Set aside.

2. Combine the horseradish and next four ingredients (through salt) in a small jar and shake until blended. Remove the lid and add the canola oil. Shake again. Or whisk the ingredients together in a small bowl.

3. Pour dressing over the salad and toss to coat vegetables. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to serve.


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  • Colorful, flavorful and healthy, this Spicy-Sweet Slaw recipe is a great side dish for summer barbeques or alongside weeknight meals.
  • Yield: Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 59
Fat per serving: 2.5g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 9g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 217mg
Calcium per serving: 32mg

Good to Know

This low-calorie, low-fat slaw is a crisp summer dish without the fat from traditional cole slaw. Use olive oil instead of canola oil for health monounsaturated fat.