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Basil Dill Coleslaw

 Basil Dill Coleslaw
I was introduced to basil when I married into an Italian family. I loved the aromatic fragrance and flavor of the herb. I think it adds a unique flavor to this tasty slaw that’s a cool side to grilled meats. —June Cappetto, Seattle, Washington
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 6 cups shredded cabbage or coleslaw mix
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 3 tablespoons snipped fresh dill or 1 tablespoon dill weed
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half cream
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper


  • In a large bowl, combine cabbage, basil and dill. In a small bowl,
  • whisk dressing ingredients until blended. Drizzle over cabbage
  • mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 138 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable.