Sweet and Tangy Red Cabbage Slaw

This red cabbage slaw has the textures and tastes to drive your senses wild. Crunchy cabbage. Silky smooth yogurt. Juicy grapes. Warm spices. It’s a drool-worthy dish that will become an instant crowd favorite. But, aside from its uniquely delicious taste, it’s also a one-stop-shop to wholesome nutrition. Red cabbage is a nutritional powerhouse abundant in potassium, vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B-6, vitamin K, and magnesium. It’s equally rich in disease-fighting antioxidants, such as anthocyanins, which can help protect against cancer, cardiovascular disease, and chronic inflammation associated with diabetes.1-3 Reap the health benefits of red cabbage and slaw-ter disease risk in an irresistibly delicious way! It’s “grape”!

Makes: 4 servings
Serving size: 2 ½ cups
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min

Ingredients for sweet and tangy red cabbage slaw

  • 1/3 cup Greek non-fat plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup regular mayo
  • 1/8 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/8 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp chili lime seasoning
  • 8 cups of chopped red cabbage
  • 1 cup of red grapes seedless
  • Optional: 2 tbsp of lime juice

Directions for sweet and tangy red cabbage slaw

  1. Wash cabbage and grapes.
  2. Julienne cabbage or cut into thin strips and place in a bowl.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, combine yogurt, mayo, Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar, and honey.
  4. Add cumin and chili/lime seasoning to the mixing bowl.
  5. Pour the mixing bowl sauce onto the cabbage and toss until spread evenly.
  6. Garnish with red grapes (can slice grapes if preferred).

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 159
  • carbohydrate: 21g
  • fat: 10g
  • fiber: 4g
  • potassium: 248mg
  • protein: 4g
  • saturated fat: 2g
  • sodium: 204mg
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Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


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