Puerto Rican Cabbage Salad

This light and luscious side dish is loaded with alkalizing ingredients that will help keep your blood’s pH in balance. Oh, and did we mention it’s delicious? Cabbage is a staple on Latin American tables. Make it one on yours too.


NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
PER SERVING

Calories: 252
Total Fat: 6g
Saturated fat: 2g
Monounsaturated fat: 3g
Protein: 9g
Carbohydrate: 45g
Fiber: 9g
Cholesterol: 10mg
Sodium: 440mg

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Ingredients:

7 cups very thinly sliced green cabbage (about 1 medium head of cabbage)
½ cup grated carrot
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
¼ cup fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1½ teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

PREPARATION:
Mix cabbage, carrot, onion and cilantro in a large bowl. Whisk together juice, vinegar, oil, salt and pepper. Drizzle liquid mixture over cabbage mix and toss well to combine. Cover and chill 15 minutes before serving.


Serves 8, ¾ cup each







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