Spicy Ginger-Carrot Slaw

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Chill: Up to 24 hrs
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Spicy Ginger-Carrot Slaw
Ingredients
1
small head napa cabbage, core removed and shredded
2
medium red sweet peppers, cut into bite-size strips
4
medium carrots, shredded
4
green onions, sliced
 
Lime peel
1
recipe Lime Dressing (recipe below)
Directions
  1. In a large glass bowl layer cabbage, sweet peppers, carrots, and grapefruit. Can be made up to one day ahead.
  2. Just before serving, add green onions and lime peel. Add about half the dressing, toss. Pass remaining dressing. Makes 8 servings.
Lime Dressing
Ingredients
1/4
cup olive oil
2
tablespoons tequila
1/2
inch section of fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
 
Juice and peel from 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons juice)
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper or 1 small jalapeno, seeded and diced
Directions
  1. In a small screw-top jar combine olive oil, tequila, ginger, lime juice and peel, and red pepper. Cover and shake to combine. Allow to stand at least 1 hour before serving. Shake again just before serving.
Nutrition Facts (Spicy Ginger-Carrot Slaw)
    Per serving:
  • 127 kcal cal.,
  • 7 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 101 mg sodium,
  • 14 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 8 g sugar,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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