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Revitalising Rainbow Slaw

25m total
6 servings
Rainbow slaw weight loss recipe
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    Our Revitalizing Rainbow Slaw is not just a feast for the eyes but also a treasure trove of nutrients. This recipe is a modern twist on the classic coleslaw, bringing together a medley of colorful vegetables to create a dish that's as nutritious as it is delicious. Perfect for health-conscious foodies, this slaw is an excellent side dish that complements any main course

    Servings & Nutrition

    6 servings

    Estimated nutritional breakdown:
    • Calories: 120
    • Total Fat: 7g
    • Saturated Fat: 1g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 45mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 14g
    • Dietary Fiber: 2g
    • Sugars: 10g
    • Protein: 1g

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup red cabbage, shredded
    • 1 cup green cabbage, shredded
    • 1 large carrot, julienned
    • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
    • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
    • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
    • For the dressing:
    • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons honey or agave syrup
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • Salt and pepper, to taste

    Directions

    • Wash all the vegetables thoroughly.
    • Shred the red and green cabbage.
    • Julienne the carrot.
    • Thinly slice the red and yellow bell peppers and red onion.
    • Chop the cilantro.
    • Combine all the vegetables in a large mixing bowl.
    • In a separate bowl, whisk together the apple cider vinegar, honey or agave syrup, and Dijon mustard.
    • Gradually add the olive oil, whisking to create an emulsion.
    • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    • Pour the dressing over the vegetables.
    • Toss until the vegetables are well coated with the dressing.
    • Allow the slaw to sit for 10 minutes to let the flavors blend.

    Ready to get cooking?

    This Rainbow Slaw is more than just a side dish; it’s a celebration of health, flavor, and color. It not only encourages healthy eating but also brings joy and creativity to your cooking. Enjoy this delightful slaw at your next barbecue, family dinner, or as a nutritious addition to your weekly meal prep. Bon appétit!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Can I make this slaw ahead of time?

    Yes, you can prepare the slaw a day in advance. The flavors will intensify as it sits in the refrigerator.

    Is this recipe vegan?

    To make it vegan, use agave syrup instead of honey in the dressing.

    Can I add other vegetables?

    Absolutely! Feel free to add vegetables like shredded Brussels sprouts or sliced cucumber.

    How long does this slaw last in the fridge?

    Properly stored, it can last for up to 3 days in the refrigerator.

    Can I use a different dressing?

    Yes, feel free to experiment with dressings like balsamic vinaigrette or a creamy avocado dressing.