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Zucchini Slaw Recipe

Zucchini Slaw Recipe

In Hickory, North Carolina, Nadeen Shrewsberry wouldn't think of squandering squash. "A friend gave me the recipe for this best-of-the-season slaw," she offers. "If you like the light taste of zucchini in a simple salad, you're sure to ask for a second helping of this one."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 medium zucchini, coarsely shredded and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup coarsely shredded carrots
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper


  • 1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 71 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 249 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.