Southwestern Coleslaw

Southwestern Coleslaw
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Recipe type: Salads
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 6
 
All the flavors of Mexico in a crisp, delicious and healthy salad. Low calorie; Low fat; Low cholesterol.
Ingredients
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 ½ tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dry leaf oregano
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ to 1 medium jalapeno seeded and chopped
  • 4 cups finely shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 cup thin strips of red bell pepper OR canned roasted red peppers
  • 1 cup cooked yellow corn
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl combine first ten ingredients (salad dressing) and mix well.
  2. In a large bowl, mix shredded cabbage, onion, red pepper and corn.
  3. Add salad dressing and toss well. Cover and chill for about 1 hour prior to serving.
Notes
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C, and a good source of vitamin A, foliate and fiber.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 76g Fat: 3.g Saturated fat: 0.3g Carbohydrates: 12g Sodium: 207mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 3g Cholesterol: 0mg