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Coleslaw is pretty much always a staple at any summer picnic or BBQ. And if you are a Weight Watcher, most of those coleslaw recipes can have some pretty scary stats which can use up a lot of your allotted Daily Points Allowance. But try making this slimmed down version instead, and you’ll satisfy your craving for crisp and creamy coleslaw, but you’ll only be sacrificing 2 Points for each 1 cup serving. Combining some traditional coleslaw ingredients with some not so traditional ones gives this tasty, low calorie side dish recipe a wonderful flavor, while still fulfilling the sweet and creamy texture you’d expect. So the next time you want a great idea for a Weight Watchers Side Dish Recipe, give this Creamy Coleslaw with Red Onion and Apple a try.
Creamy Coleslaw Recipe
Don’t feel guilty about serving coleslaw at your next Weight Watchers friendly summer meal…instead try this healthier version that has just 2 Points per serving. It makes a wonderful and light no cook summer recipe that’s easy and satisfying!
- 1 small head green cabbage, finely shredded
- 2 large carrots, shredded
- 2 small red apples, peeled, cored, shredded
- 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
- 2 tbsp fat free mayonnaise
- 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp celery salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- In a large bowl, whisk together the yogurt, mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, celery salt, pepper and sugar.
- Add in the cabbage, onion, carrot and apple, and toss well to coat.
- Cover and place in refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes to allow flavors to blend and marinate. Toss again before serving.
Preparation time: 15 minute(s)
Cooking time: 0 minutes (s)
Diet type: Vegetarian
Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate
Number of servings (yield): 6
Culinary tradition: USA (Traditional)
Entire recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size is 1 cup
Each serving = 2 Points
PER SERVING: 76 calories; 0 g fat; 15 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 3 g fiber