Diabetic Cooking

Salads

Hold-the-mayo coleslaw

Preparation time: 4 1/2 hours.
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 6 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound green cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped radishes
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots

Directions

Combine water, vinegar, sugar, and salt in a deep bowl and stir until sugar and salt dissolve. Add the vegetables and toss thoroughly. Cover with plastic wrap. Marinate for at least 4 hours in refrigerator.

Yield: 3 cups. Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 84, Carbohydrates: 21 g, Protein: 0 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 229 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 carbohydrate. Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2.


This recipe was developed by Kathleen Stanley, a Diabetes Educator at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.