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Mexican Coleslaw

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  • 2 cups shredded Savoy or Red cabbage Large outer cabbage leaves 500 mL
  • 2 green onions, chopped 2
  • 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 1
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 50 mL
  • 1/3 cup sour cream 75 mL
  • 1/4 cup salad dressing 50 mL
  • 2 tbsp each: chopped fresh cilantro and lime juice 25 mL
  • 2 tsp chili powder 10 mL
  • 1 tsp ground cumin 5 mL
  • Salt and pepper
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese


Combine shredded cabbage with green onions, tomato and green pepper. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, salad dressing, cilantro, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, and salt and pepper to taste.

Toss with cabbage mixture. Place large cabbage leaves on 4 individual salad plates.

Divide coleslaw among plates. Garnish with cheese.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings

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