"So often in the summer we make high calorie sides to go with our healthier main dish," said Katie Walz, Dietitian with Bryan LGH LifePointe. This recipe is a good example of how you can use fresh veggies to make summer side dishes that are healthy but more importantly taste great.
7 cups finely shredded green cabbage
1 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion
1 cup grated carrot
1/4 c white wine vinegar
2 T sugar
2 T whole-grain mustard
2 T reduced fat mayo
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp ground red pepper
Combine cabbage, onion, and 1 cup carrot in a large bowl. Combine vinegar, sugar, mustard, mayo, salt, black pepper and red pepper in small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Add the mustard mixture to cabbage mixture and toss well to coat. Cover and chill for 20 minutes.
1 1/2 c serving: 58 calories, 0.8g fat