Confetti Coleslaw with Sweet Tahini Dressing

  July 6, 2012  |    Blog>Recipes

As you know, we’re all about getting more vegetables.  But let’s face it, if it doesn’t taste good, then no one’s gonna eat it.  That’s why we love this delicious, phytonutrient-packed dish! It’s easy to make, rich in manganese and magnesium, and packed with nutrients that will help keep your body healthy so that you can feel your best and have energy all weekend long!!

And if you’re looking for other veggie dishes we’ve got some delish recipes like Easy Crunchy Braised Cabbage, Colorful Detox Salad, Caramelized Cauliflower with Olive Oil and Lemon Juice, Easy Peasy Seasoned Brussel SproutsRoasted detoxifying Veggies.

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Confetti Coleslaw with Sweet Tahini Dressing

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Ingredients:

(Serves 4)

  • 3.5 cups shredded or grated cabbage
  • 1 cup grated cucumber, skin on
  • 1 cup grated carrots (approximately 2 small-to–medium carrots)
  • 1/2 cup grated sweet onion
  • 1/2 cup shelled organic hemp seeds

Optional: chopped walnuts, pecans and/or raisins, dried cranberries and/or chopped up avocado

Sweet Tahini Dressing

  • 2 Tbsp tahini
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste

Directions:

  1. Grate or chop the slaw and add everything into a giant bowl. Toss the veggies.
  2. Dressing: Combine all ingredients and stir briskly until mixed well. Taste and if necessary add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Toss the slaw with the dressing. If you want to save calories, dip your fork in your dressing and stab your salad. Enjoy!

Nutrition Info – per serving – makes 4 servings: Calories: 208, Fat: 11g, Protein: 8.5g, Carbs: 21g, Fiber: 5g

Note:  The fat comes from the good-for-you fat in the hemp seeds and in the tahini.

Confetti Coleslaw with Sweet Tahini Dressing
 
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 3.5 cups shredded or grated cabbage
  • 1 cup grated cucumber, skin on
  • 1 cup grated carrots (approximately 2 small-to--medium carrots)
  • ½ cup grated sweet onion
  • ½ cup shelled organic hemp seeds
  • Optional:
  • chopped walnuts, pecans and/or raisins, dried cranberries and/or chopped up avocado
  • Sweet Tahini Dressing
  • 2 Tbsp tahini
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Grate or chop the slaw and add everything into a giant bowl. Toss the veggies.
  2. Dressing: Combine all ingredients and stir briskly until mixed well. Taste and if necessary add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Toss the slaw with the dressing. If you want to save calories, dip your fork in your dressing and stab your salad. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Calories: 208 Fat: 11g Carbohydrates: 21g Fiber: 5g Protein: 8.5g

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