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Tangy Low-Carb Kale Slaw

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I’m one of those weird people who actually loves kale. I’d rather eat kale than lettuce in most dishes. And why not? Kale is one of the original superfoods, and with good reason. It’s packed full of vitamins, minerals and nutrients.

This kale-slaw is a great way to incorporate it into your family’s meals. It’s a side dish that is bursting with colour, flavour and crunch with just a hint of tanginess from the dressing. Serve it alongside a lovely steak or pop it in some tacos, it’s very versatile. Healthy, fresh and pretty too, it’s bound to become a favourite.

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Nutritional values (per serving, about 1 1/4 cups)

Net carbs3.5 grams
Protein3.4 grams
Fat13.3 grams
Calories147 kcal

Calories from carbs 9%, protein 9%, fat 82%

Total carbs6 gramsFiber2.5 gramsSugars2.5 gramsSaturated fat2 gramsSodium67 mg(3% RDA)Magnesium66 mg(16% RDA)Potassium315 mg(16% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 6 servings)

  • 1 bunch of kale (170 g/ 6 oz) - I use dark leaf Cavolo Nero, or Tuscan Kale
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded red cabbage (175 g/ 6.2 oz)
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded green cabbage (90 g/ 3.2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot (55 g/ 1.9 oz)
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds, aka pepitas (32 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise (73 g/ 2.6 oz) - you can make your own
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice or apple cider vinegar, or to taste
  • salt and pepper if desired

Instructions

  1. There’s no rocket science going on here. Finely slice the kale and place in large bowl. Tangy Low-Carb Kale Slaw
  2. Using a sharp knife or mandolin, thinly slice the red and green cabbages. Tangy Low-Carb Kale Slaw
  3. Grate the carrot. Add all to the kale in the bowl. Combine thoroughly with salad tongs or your hands. Tangy Low-Carb Kale Slaw
  4. Serve dressed with mayonnaise, lightened up with lemon juice or apple cider vinegar to taste. I like to drizzle my dressing over the top, but feel free to mix it right through. Finish off with a sprinkle of pepitas. Tangy Low-Carb Kale Slaw Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 3 days. Tangy Low-Carb Kale Slaw

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving, about 1 1/4 cups)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Italian black kale (cavolo nero)
0.4 g1 g0.5 g10 kcal
Cabbage, red, fresh
1.5 g0.4 g0 g9 kcal
Cabbage, green, fresh
0.5 g0.2 g0 g3 kcal
Carrot, fresh
0.6 g0.1 g0 g4 kcal
Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
0.3 g1.6 g2.6 g30 kcal
Mayonnaise
0.1 g0.1 g10.1 g91 kcal
Lemon juice, fresh
0.1 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Total per serving, about 1 1/4 cups
3.5 g3.4 g13.3 g147 kcal
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An accomplished home cook who was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease eight years ago, Naomi started to explore the connection between healthy, whole food and her symptoms, and a new love was born.

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