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Spicy Mexican Cabbage Slaw

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Spicy Mexican Cabbage Slaw
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8
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Chipotle chile and cumin liven up crunchy coleslaw. Assemble it in 20 minutes, then chill to blend the flavors.

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 11-oz can), chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Salad

  • 3 cups coleslaw mix (from 16-oz bag)
  • 1 chayote squash, unpeeled, cut into 2x1/8x1/8-inch strips (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup julienne (matchstick-cut) red bell pepper strips
  • 1/4 cup very thin short red onion strips
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1
    In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix salad ingredients. Add dressing; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving to blend flavors.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    If you like things spicy, add 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from the can of chipotle chiles to the dressing.
  • tip 2
    If you can't find chayote, use zucchini or yellow squash.

Nutrition Information

130 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 6g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
4g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • Chipotle chile and cumin liven up crunchy coleslaw. Assemble it in 20 minutes, then chill to blend the flavors.
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