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Confetti Slaw

Fresh herbs and spicy jalapeño give a classic cookout favorite a gourmet feel. For added color, try using half red cabbage, half green cabbage, and an assortment of bell peppers.

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Fresh herbs and spicy jalapeño give a classic cookout favorite a gourmet feel. For added color, try using half red cabbage, half green cabbage, and an assortment of bell peppers.

Servings
1-cup serving

Ingredients

Slaw

  • 4 cups finely shredded red cabbage
  • 1/2 large red bell pepper, cut into 2-inch  matchsticks (2 cups)
  • 1/2 large orange bell pepper, cut into 2-inch matchsticks (2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup finely sliced green onions
  • 1/2 seeded, minced jalapeño chile, optional

Dressing

  • 3 Tbs. olive oil
  • 3 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Tbs. finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbs. white or cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)

Preparation

To make Slaw:

Toss together cabbage, bell peppers, green onions, and jalapeño chile, if using, in large bowl.

To make Dressing:

Whisk together all ingredients in small bowl. Toss Slaw with Dressing until vegetables are coated, and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 8
  • Calories 78
  • Carbohydrate Content 7 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 5 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 157 mg
  • Sugar Content 5 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g