Recipe: Sweet Potato and Cabbage Slaw

Move over, corned beef. There’s a healthier (and still delicious) way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Our Sweet Potato and Cabbage Slaw is the perfect crunchy side dish for fish or chicken. You can add jalapeño peppers for a hot and spicy kick, and best of all: no cooking needed.

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Sweet Potato and Cabbage Slaw

Prep time: 15 minutes Total time: 15 minutes Yield: 6 servings, 1 cup each

  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups sweet potato (about 1 large), peeled and coarsely grated
  • 3 cups Napa or Savoy cabbage, thinly shredded
  • 4 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon serrano or jalapeño pepper with seeds, finely minced (optional)
  1. Whisk canola oil, lime juice, sesame oil and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Add sweet potato, cabbage, scallions and serrano (or jalapeño), if using; toss to combine. Serve immediately.

The dressing and slaw can be refrigerated, separately, for up to one day. Toss together just before serving.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 82
Fat: 6 g
Carbohydrates: 7 g
Protein: 1 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sodium: 212 mg
Potassium: 104 mg