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Low-Calorie Coleslaw (Skinny Coleslaw)

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This delightful twist on a classic favorite uses a combo of light mayo and creamy Greek yogurt, resulting in a lighter and healthier version without compromising on flavor. Crisp cabbage, colorful carrots, and a tangy yogurt dressing create a refreshing side dish that will add a burst of freshness to any meal!

Coleslaw is a staple side dish for summer get-togethers and light lunches, but traditional coleslaw recipes are higher in fat and calories, making them tough to fit into a macro-balanced diet. This Lightened Up Coleslaw provides you with a healthier alternative that tastes just as good! Serve this up at your next get-together or party and I promise you'll have a group of raving fans.

3 Reasons Why You'll Love This Recipe

  1. A traditional recipe with a healthier twist. Here at Fit Healthy Macros, we don't want you to have to completely change the way you eat or eliminate the foods you love while you're prioritizing your nutrition. Instead, we help you to make simple swaps that will leave you with healthier, more nutritious meals that still allow you to enjoy your favorite classics.
  2. It's so versatile. Whether you want to scoop a serving or two into a dish and enjoy a healthy side dish or you're using it as a zesty and flavorful sandwich topper, this skinny coleslaw can be used in a variety of delicious ways.
  3. It's an excellent volume food. At 21 calories per serving, this is the kind of recipe that will fill you up without weighing you down. For those who are on a weight loss journey, eating foods that are voluminous can help to fill you up and leave you satiated without putting a major dent in your daily calorie allotment.

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Lightened Up Coleslaw

Tami Smith
This delightful twist on a classic favorite uses a combo of light mayo and creamy Greek yogurt, resulting in a lighter and healthier version without compromising on flavor. Crisp cabbage, colorful carrots, and a tangy yogurt dressing create a refreshing side dish that will add a burst of freshness to any meal!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 35 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 21 kcal

Equipment

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Whisk or spoon
  • Spoon or tongs
  • Serving bowl

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ cup plain, non-fat, Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup light mayo
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 bag pre-chopped coleslaw mix
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, mayo, Dijon mustard, white vinegar, salt, and pepper. Whisk until well blended and smooth.
  • Add the pre-bagged coleslaw mix to the bowl. Toss the coleslaw mix with the dressing until it is evenly coated. Use a spoon or tongs to ensure all the vegetables are well coated.
  • Allow the coleslaw to sit in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together and the vegetables to soften slightly.
  • Give the coleslaw a final toss before serving to redistribute the dressing.
  • Serve the Lightened Up Coleslaw as a refreshing side dish alongside grilled meats, sandwiches, or as a topping for tacos. Enjoy!

Notes

Notes or special instructions:
Feel free to customize your coleslaw by adding additional ingredients such as shredded carrots, sliced onions, or chopped fresh herbs for extra flavor and texture.

Nutrition

Calories: 21kcalCarbohydrates: 1.2gProtein: 0.7gFat: 1.4g
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