April 8th, 2012
Excerpted from More Vegetables, Please!: Over 100 Easy & Delicious Recipes for Eating Healthy Foods Each & Every Day by Elson M. Haas, MD and Patty James, MS. Excerpted with permission of Raincoast Books.
Toss the cabbages, carrots, and radishes in a large bowl.
To make the dressing: In a blender combine the water, lime juice, lime zest, mayonnaise, jalapeño, garlic, and dates; blend well. Taste the dressing and add salt and pepper if you like. Toss with the slaw mixture.
Stir in the almonds and cilantro or sprinkle on the top.
Per serving of salad: 77 calories; 3g fat (35% calories from fat); 3g protein; 11g carbohydrate; 3g dietary fiber; 0mg cholesterol; 27mg sodium.
Per serving of dressing: 112 calories; 12g fat (85.1% calories from fat); trace protein; 4g carbohydrate; trace dietary fiber; 5mg cholesterol; 79mg sodium.