Mardi Gras Slaw

Mardi Gras SlawRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Stylist: Cindy Barr
The traditional colors of Fat Tuesday celebrations are purple, green, and yellow, and this vibrant slaw mimics that combo. Use a mandoline or very sharp knife to cut the cabbage, and you'll avoid the rather strong smell that often comes when you shred it.


Serves 8 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Total time: 8 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 8 Minutes
Total: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 49
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 3.9 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 195 mg
Calcium 28 mg


1/3 cup canola mayonnaise
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
4 cups very thinly sliced green cabbage
1 cup very thinly sliced red cabbage
1/2 cup shredded carrot (1 medium)
3 thinly sliced green onions


1. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add remaining ingredients, and toss to coat.


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