March 31, 2011

Asian Slaw

Only 200 Calories per serving & only takes 20 minutes to make!!!

This colorful salad is easy to put together any time of year.  Its light, refreshing flavor and solid crunch are the perfect complement to grilled scallops or chicken.

½ head green cabbage, thinly slices (about 6 cups)
5 scallions, thinly sliced on a sharp angle
1 large carrot, shredded
1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 apple, peeled and diced
½ cup salted peanuts, coarsely chopped
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
½ teaspoon salt

Combine the cabbage, scallions, carrot, pepper, apple, and peanuts in a large bowl.  Combine the vinegar, sugar, oil, ginger, and salt in a separate bowl.  Pour the vinegar mixture over the cabbage mixture and toss well.  Let stand 10 minutes before serving.  Makes 4 Servings.

Nutrition Per Serving
200 Calories
7 g Protein
13 g Carbohydrates
12 g Fat
1.5 g Saturated fat
0 mg Cholesterol
330 mg Sodium
6 g Fiber

Recipe by Cynthia Sass, Author of Flat Belly Diet Cookbook!

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