Summer Slaw

Photo: Charles Maraia

This is a classic, simple coleslaw recipe that stays nice and light with low-fat sour cream and milk.

Yield: Makes about 5 cups
Recipe from Real Simple

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 62mg
  • Calories: 166
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 14mg
  • Fat: 15g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 2mg
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 128mg


  • 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


  1. Cut the cabbages into quarters and discard the cores. Finely shred the cabbages and carrots.
  2. 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.
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