Recipes

Mixed salads

Creamy Peanut Coleslaw

The peanuts add crunch and complement the coleslaw flavor.

Ingredients:

  • 9 cups shredded cabbage (you can buy this in bags in the produce section)
  • 3 medium carrots, grated (or use 12 cups of prepared coleslaw mixture in bags, if you buy the kind with grated carrots mixed in)
  • 4 green onions (the white and part of the green), chopped
  • 6 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 6 tablespoons light or nonfat sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar (or use 1 1/2 tablespoons each of sugar and artificial sweetener)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts, unsalted or lightly salted

Preparation:
1. In large serving bowl, mix cabbage with carrot and green onions.
2. To make dressing, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, sugar, mustard, vinegar, apple juice, and celery seed in a small bowl. Pour over cabbage mixture.
3. Sprinkle peanuts over the top and serve. Or cover and keep chilled in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Yield:
12 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 105 calories, 3 g protein, 12 g carbohydrate, 5.5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 2.5 g fiber, 94 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 46%.

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Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2006