Festive Slaw Recipe

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Families will love this crisp, fresh-tasting and tangy slaw from our Test Kitchen. Packed with nutritious ingredients, it’s a pretty, sweet-and-sour summer side that’s perfect for picnics, potlucks or patio parties.
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 5-1/2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 3 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1 each medium green, sweet red and yellow peppers, julienned
  • 1 medium onion, halved and sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 76 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 257mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, celery, carrot, peppers and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Pour over cabbage mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Festive Slaw in Light & Tasty June/July 2007, p28

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JGalindo User ID: 3357697 166360
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2010

"This slaw is delicious. I was looking for a light and healthy side dish to go with burgers and this fit the bill. Next time I will try it with sesame oil and plain peanuts for an asian flare. But believe me, it needs no tweaking!"

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