1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 small head red cabbage (about 3/4 pound), shredded
1 cup shredded carrots (about 2 medium carrots)
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1. Whisk together the first 7 ingredients until smooth. Gradually whisk in oil until blended. Combine cabbage, carrots and green onions; toss with lime mixture to lightly coat. Refrigerate, covered, 2 hours. Sprinkle with cilantro.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
YIELD: 8 servings.
Here’s a refreshing take on slaw with a honey-lime vinaigrette rather than the traditional mayo. It’s a great take-along for all those summer picnics.
1/2 cup: 86 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.