Asian-Inspired Coleslaw

Serves 6
Ingredient list: 

For the Cole Slaw:

12 ounces packaged, shredded cabbage (green, purple, or a combination)

1 medium cucumber (thinly sliced)

1 medium bell pepper (red or green), thinly sliced

5 medium green onions (sliced)

12 fresh basil leaves (thinly sliced) OR 1 teaspoon dried basil (crumbled)

For the Dressing:

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 medium garlic clove, minced

3 tablespoons white or cider vinegar

1/2 teaspoon sugar (granulated)

1 tablespoon soy sauce (lowest sodium available) PLUS

1 teaspoon soy sauce (lowest sodium available)

1 teaspoon olive oil (extra virgin preferred) or sesame oil


In a large salad bowl, toss together the cabbage, cucumber, bell pepper, green onions and basil.

In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients.

Pour the dressing over the slaw, tossing to coat.

Per serving: 1g fat, 0g saturated fat, 107mg sodium, 2g fiber, 4g sugar, 2g protein

Recipe courtesy of the American Heart Association.