Classic Coleslaw

Classic Coleslaw

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From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1996

For those who prefer creamy coleslaws to vinegary types, here's one that's rich-tasting with about a third of the calories and 80 percent less fat than a typical version.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 1 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • ¾ cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 9 cups shredded green cabbage, preferably Savoy (1 small head)
  • 1 large green bell pepper, quartered and very thinly sliced
  • 2 cups grated carrots


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  1. Whisk mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, mustard and sugar in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add cabbage, bell pepper and carrots and toss until well combined.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 113 calories; 5.0 g fat(2.0 g sat); 4.0 g fiber; 13.0 g carbohydrates; 4.0 g protein; 76.0 mcg folate; 32 mg cholesterol; 6.0 g sugars; 5587.0 IU vitamin A; 44.0 mg vitamin C; 73.0 mg calcium; 1.0 mg iron; 298 mg sodium; 358.0 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (112% daily value), Vitamin C (73% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1½ vegetable, 1 fat

Reviews 1

July 01, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I usually love every recipe I try from eating well, but this one was a disappointment :( It was completely bland and I won't be making it again. I wanted to try a lightened up version of coleslaw but this one didn't deliver.