This is not your typical coleslaw. It’s so tasty and satisfying you might just want to serve it as a main-course salad. It’s chock full of great-for-you ingredients thanks to fiber rich cabbage and chopped apples, celery, and a little sweet from the dried cranberries. In addition, it’s tossed in a dreamy, low fat, homemade honey mustard dressing. Each ½ cup serving has 55 calories, 1 gram fat and 1 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. This is sure to become your favorite go-to side salad this season!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Ingredients for Coleslaw:
1 (12 oz) bag coleslaw, about 5 cups shredded cabbage
2 cups (~1 large) red apple, chopped, (not peeled) such as Honeycrisp, Gala, or Fuji
1 cup celery, chopped
½ cup dried cranberries
Honey Mustard Dressing Ingredients:
3 tablespoons light mayonnaise , I like Best Foods Light (Hellman’s)
3 tablespoons nonfat plain Greek yogurt or nonfat plain yogurt
2½ tablespoons spicy brown mustard or yellow mustard (not Dijon)
1½ tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
1. In a large bowl, add all coleslaw ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to serve
2. In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to use.
3. Toss coleslaw with dressing just before serving.
4. This recipe can easily be cut in half or doubled for a crowd.
5. It makes a delicious main course salad. To turn into a large salad, see serving tips below.
Makes 6 cups total (each side serving ½ cup)
Cabbage contains a good amount of vitamins C, A and fiber.
Apples are a rich source of flavonoid and polyphenols. Both are powerful antioxidants.
Cranberries have been valued for their ability to reduce the risk of urinary infections for hundreds of years.
To make this salad easy to prep, buy an already shredded bag of cabbage. This slaw and dressing can be prepared earlier in the day. To keep this coleslaw or any slaw from getting soggy, don’t toss in the dressing until ready to serve.
This coleslaw makes a yummy side for chicken, beef, pork or fish. In addition, it makes 4 vegetarian main course salads. Each main course salad (1½ cups) has 164 calories, 3g fat and 4 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS! You can add a little reduced-fat cheese to make it more substantial. Chicken also taste great added to this coleslaw.
Weight Watchers (old points) 1
Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS 1
|SKINNY FACTS: for ½ cup serving
55 calories, 1g fat, 1g protein, 11g carbs, 2g fiber, 78mg sodium, 7g sugar
|FAT FACTS: for ½ cup serving made with full fat mayonnaise
90 calories, 5g fat, 1g protein, 11g carbs, 2g fiber, 80mg sodium, 7g sugar