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Puerto Rican Cabbage Salad

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Cabbage is one of the most widely used vegetables in Latin American cuisines. Fusté enjoys this slaw with rice and beans or fish tacos.

Ingredients

  • 7 cups very thinly sliced green cabbage
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 29
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 1 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.6 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 5.1 g
  • fiber 1.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 87 mg
  • calcium 32 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine juice and remaining ingredients, stirring well with a whisk. Drizzle juice mixture over cabbage mixture; toss well to combine. Cover and chill 15 minutes.

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