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Creamy Confetti Coleslaw

Creamy Confetti ColeslawFat-free mayonnaise based dressing combines three colors of bell peppers, carrots, onion and cabbage in a colorful tasty salad.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups thinly sliced red cabbage
2 1/2 cups thinly sliced green cabbage
1/2 cup chopped yellow or red bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1/3 cup chopped red onion
8 ounces reduced-fat cheddar cheese, cubed
1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Lettuce leaves (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine vegetables and cheese in bowl. Blend mayonnaise, vinegar, Equal® and celery seed; stir into cabbage mixture. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Spoon mixture onto lettuce-lined plates, if desired.

Makes 8 servings.

*May substitute 8 packets Equal sweetener.

Note: Packaged coleslaw vegetables can be used. Use 6 cups vegetables and add onion, cheese and mayonnaise dressing as above. Any variety of reduced-fat cheese can be substituted for the cheddar cheese.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): calories 83, protein 8 g, carbohydrate 8 g, fat 3 g, cholesterol 7 mg, sodium 316 mg.

Food Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.