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Asian Coleslaw 

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Description:
Cabbage is chock full of nutrients including vitamin C and indoles, important cancer-fighting compounds. In addition, red cabbage also contains anthocyanins, the purple pigment with strong antioxidant activity commonly found in blueberries. In the winter months, cabbage is an abundant nutritional resource when other fresh produce is either expensive or unavailable. This recipe calls for a lot of salt, but it is used in this dish to soften the cabbage. Then it is thoroughly rinsed off so the recipe doesn't provide too much sodium. This coleslaw is colorful and makes a delightful accompaniment to any meat, fish or vegetarian main dish. The garnish of minced scallions and toasted sesame seeds brings out the flavor of the slaw and adds additional crunch.

Ingredients:
1 medium head green cabbage
1 medium head red cabbage
3 tablespoons sea salt
3 large carrots
1/4 cup minced scallions
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Dressing:
2/3 cup unseasoned rice vinegar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons dark-roasted sesame oil


Directions:
1. Discard the outer leaves of cabbages. Cut heads in quarters; remove and discard cores. Slice cabbage thinly or shred in a food processor. Layer the cabbage in a large bowl with the sea salt. Toss to distribute salt evenly and let cabbage sit for 1 hour to soften.

2. Meanwhile, peel the carrots and grate them into thin shreds.

3. Drain off any liquid produced by the cabbage and rinse the cabbage well in several changes of cold water to remove excess salt. Taste the cabbage; if it is still too salty, rinse it again.

4. Add carrots to the cabbage and mix well.

5. Whisk the rice vinegar, brown sugar and sesame oil together in a small bowl.

6. Pour the dressing over the cabbage and mix well. Let chill. Garnish with minced scallions and toasted sesame seeds before serving.


Servings: 8


Nutrient Information:
Per Serving Calories: 126.8 Protein: 3.6 grams Fat: 3.7 grams Saturated Fat: 0.5 grams Monounsat Fat: 1.3 grams Polyunsat Fat: 1.6 grams Carbohydrate: 23.7 grams Fiber: 5.7 grams Cholesterol: 0.0 mg Vitamin A: 8,186.9 IU Vitamin E: 0.5 mg/IU Vitamin C: 98.1 mg Calcium: 134.4 mg Magnesium: 47.6 mg


Notes: A healthier choice is to replace brown sugar with agave nectar or brown rice syrup.


Special Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Low Fat, High Fibre


Category: Salads

Submitted By: OK In Health



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