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Photo: Iain Bagwell; Stylist: Cindy Barr

Mardi Gras Slaw

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.

Cooking Light JULY 2013

  • Yield: Serves 8 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
  • Hands-on:8 Minutes
  • Total:8 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 49
  • Fat: 3.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 0.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 3.9g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.4mg
  • Sodium: 195mg
  • Calcium: 28mg
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