Spicy-Sweet Slaw

spicy-sweet-slaw Recipe

Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Denise Canter

Colorful, flavorful and healthy, this Spicy-Sweet Slaw recipe is a great side dish for summer barbeques or alongside weeknight meals.


Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 59
Fat 2.5 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 217 mg
Calcium 32 mg


4 cups packaged cabbage-and-carrot coleslaw
1 1/4 cups red bell pepper, cut into 2-inch strips (1 pepper)
1/2 cup diagonally cut scallions
1 cup halved grape or cherry tomatoes
2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon canola oil


1. In a large bowl, toss the cabbage-and-carrot coleslaw, red bell pepper, scallions, and grape tomatoes together. Set aside.

2. Combine the horseradish and next four ingredients (through salt) in a small jar and shake until blended. Remove the lid and add the canola oil. Shake again. Or whisk the ingredients together in a small bowl.

3. Pour dressing over the salad and toss to coat vegetables. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to serve.


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