Mexican Coleslaw

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Pre-cut angel hair cabbage without carrots is recommened for this coleslaw. It’s so flavorful, you’ll never miss them. This is excellent the second day. It can be made up to one day ahead, covered and refrigerated. Add the cilantro just before serving.

Serves 4 Cook Time 4-5 hours (marinate time)

6 cups very thinly sliced green cabbage, (about 1/2 head) pre sliced is fine too
1/4 c rice vinegar
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp cumin (optional)
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 c chopped cilantro
lime wedges
jalapeno rings (optional)


  1. Place cabbage in a large serving bowl.
  2. Whisk vinegar, oil, chili powder, cumin, salt, cilantro, in a large bowl. Garnish with jalapeño rings and lime wedges.

Nutrition Info: calories 214.8, fat 7.5g, protein 24.7g, carbohydrates 12.3g, sodium 103.7mg


Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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