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Sweet and Sour Slaw

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Cool and crisp: a choice complement to the Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice. Try varying the slaw by adding slices of Granny Smith or Pink Lady apples to give it a slightly sweet and sour flavor and a crunchy bite.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 1/2 cups packaged cabbage-and-carrot coleslaw (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 50
  • caloriesfromfat 43 %
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 0.8 g
  • carbohydrate 7.4 g
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 158 mg
  • calcium 28 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until sugar dissolves. Add coleslaw and onions to vinegar mixture; toss to combine. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Cook's Notes

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