Coleslaw with a Twist

Enjoy this colorful salad made using pasta, cabbage, apple and jicama - a tasty side dish.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

4
ounces uncooked long fusilli (corkscrew) pasta or spaghetti
1/4
small head green cabbage, finely shredded (1 cup)
1/4
small head red cabbage, finely shredded (1 cup)
1
unpeeled medium all-purpose red apple, chopped (1 cup)
1
cup chopped peeled jicama
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2
teaspoon mustard seed
1/8
teaspoon salt

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package; rinse and drain.
  • 2 Place pasta, cabbages, apple and jicama in large bowl.
  • 3 Mix sugar, water and vinegar in 1-cup microwavable measure. Cover with plastic wrap, folding back one side to vent. Microwave on High 1 to 2 minutes or until boiling; stir. Microwave uncovered 30 seconds longer. Stir in mustard seed and salt. Pour over cabbage mixture; toss.
  • 4 Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. Serve with slotted spoon.

Expert Tips

Skip the homemade dressing in the microwave, and instead use 1/2 cup of prepared dressing for coleslaw.

Add 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper for a festive color accent.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.