The traditional colors of Fat Tuesday celebrations are purple, green, and yellow, and this vibrant slaw mimics that combo. Use a mandoline or very sharp knife to cut the cabbage, and you'll avoid the rather strong smell that often comes when you shred it.

Robin Bashinsky
Recipe by Cooking Light


Iain Bagwell; Stylist: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

8 mins
8 mins
Serves 8 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add remaining ingredients, and toss to coat.


Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

49 calories; fat 3.2g; saturated fatg; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 1g; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 3.9g; fiber 1.6g; cholesterolmg; iron 0.4mg; sodium 195mg; calcium 28mg.