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Southwestern Coleslaw

Per Serving

Southwestern Coleslaw

Makes: 10 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 140
Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 10 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 6 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 35 mg
Potassium 265 mg
Protein 2 g
Phosphorus 50 mg
Choices: Nonstarchy Vegetable 2, Fat 2
  • Makes: 10 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes


7 cups shredded green cabbage (from 1 medium 2-lb cabbage; discard outer leaves and core)
3 med. carrots, peeled and grated (1 1/2 cups)
1 small red pepper, seeded, cored, and diced
3 scallions, minced
1 small jalapeƱo pepper, minced
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp. honey
2 tsp. salt-free chipotle seasoning
1/3 cup olive oil

1/2 cup chopped toasted pecan pieces


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the cabbage, carrots, red pepper, scallions, and jalapeño pepper and toss well.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, lime juice, honey, and chipotle seasoning. Add the olive oil in a thin stream, whisking to emulsify. Pour the dressing on the cabbage mixture and mix well. Garnish the coleslaw with the toasted pecans.

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