Healthy No-Cook Side Dishes: Cowgirl Caviar Slaw, Super Summer Slaw

Aug 4 2016
It's still summer for another 49 days... Time for some refreshing new recipes!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Cowgirl Caviar Slaw Recipe

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1/8th of recipe (about 1 cup): 118 calories, 1.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 326mg sodium, 20.5g carbs, 5g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 6g protein

SmartPoints®
value 3*

No, this dish doesn't contain actual caviar -- it's inspired by something called Cowboy Caviar, and it's fantastic...

Prep: 10 minutes

Chill: 1 hour

Ingredients:

1/3 cup apple cider vinegar

2 packets no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)

2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. black pepper

Dash chili powder

3 cups bagged coleslaw mix

One 15-oz. can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed

One 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed

3/4 cup frozen sweet corn kernels, thawed

1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

1/2 cup chopped sweet onion

Directions:

In a large bowl, combine vinegar, sweetener, oil, salt, black pepper, and chili powder. Whisk until sweetener has dissolved and mixture is uniform.

Add all remaining ingredients, and stir well.

Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour.

MAKES 8 SERVINGS

Hungry Girl's Healthy Super Summer Slaw Recipe

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1/4th of recipe (about 1 cup): 73 calories, <0.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 405mg sodium, 17.5g carbs, 3g fiber, 12.5g sugars, 1g protein

SmartPoints®
value 3*

Fun fact: This recipe was inspired by a delicious slaw HG Lisa was served on American Airlines flight. It's refreshing and AWESOME...

Prep: 15 minutes

Chill: 1 hour

Ingredients:

1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar

2 tsp. lime juice

1 cup jicama cut into matchstick-sized strips (about 1/4th of a jicama)

1 cup zucchini cut into matchstick-sized strips (about 1 medium zucchini)

1 cup yellow squash cut into matchstick-sized strips (about 1 medium squash)

1 cup shredded carrot

1/2 cup pineapple tidbits packed in juice (not drained)

2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

Directions:

In a large bowl, combine vinegar with lime juice. Mix well.

Add all remaining ingredients, and toss to coat.

Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour.

MAKES 4 SERVINGS

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