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Healthy Colorful Coleslaw Recipe

Healthy Colorful Coleslaw Recipe

Every time I prepare this colorful salad, I adjust the ingredients a bit. This version tastes the best with the fewest calories. -Jeanette Jones of Muncie, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 each medium green, sweet red and yellow pepper, julienned
  • 2 cups julienned carrots
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • DRESSING:
  • 2/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, peppers, carrots and onions. In a blender, combine the dressing ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Drizzle over vegetables and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Toss; serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 153 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 362 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.