Summer Slaw

Summer Slaw Recipe
Photo: Charles Maraia
This is a classic, simple coleslaw recipe that stays nice and light with low-fat sour cream and milk.


Makes about 5 cups

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 62 mg
Calories 166
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 7 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Fat 15 g
Fiber 2 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 2 mg
Satfat 2 g
Sodium 128 mg


1/2 small head red cabbage
1/2 small head green cabbage
2 carrots, peeled
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
1/4 cup low-fat milk
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


Cut the cabbages into quarters and discard the cores. Finely shred the cabbages and carrots.

In a large bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients. Add the shredded cabbages and carrots and toss to combine well. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper.

Kay Chun,

Real Simple

June 2001
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