Lemon Poppy Seed Coleslaw

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 5 min.
Total: 25 min.
Angie McGowan
Wilting the cabbage helps infuse the flavors of the dressing into the vegetables.


  • 1 small head cabbage, shredded
  • 2 medium carrots, shredded
  • 1/2 sweet onion, sliced thinly
  • Dressing2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 pinch kosher salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard


  • Prepare vegetables.
  • In a stainless steel mixing bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and whisk well. Add vegetables.
  • Place stainless steel bowl over low heat and toss slaw until it is just barely wilted. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 141
  Calories from Fat 67 (48%)
(12%)Total Fat 8g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(5%)Sodium 125mg
(17%)Potassium 592mg
Total Carbohydrate 18g
(22%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 11g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(7%)Protein 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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