New-Style Coleslaw

New-Style Coleslaw is a delicious, spicy and pungent slaw that will excite your tastebuds. A fabulous new take on that boring old classic coleslaw. This recipe includes: pickled raisins, cabbage, carrots, sugar-snap peas, with a spicy dressing with poppy seed, aniseed, caraway seed, fennel seed, celery seed and sesame seed. It takes about (1) hour to prepare and may be made up to (1) day in advance. A great holiday or large gathering and/or event option. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy, Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (12) servings. New-Style Coleslaw will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 1 Hour.
Cooking Time: 2 Minutes.



1/2 cup golden raisins
1/3 cup cider vinegar
1/3 cup water
2 whole cloves


10 cups thinly sliced cabbage
3 medium-size carrots, shredded
2 cups thinly sliced sugar snap peas (about 6 oz)
1-1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp granulated sugar
2 tsp black sesame seeds
1/2 tsp caraway seeds
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
1/2 tsp poppy seeds
1/4 tsp aniseed
1/4 tsp celery seeds


1. To prepare pickled raisins: Combine raisins, vinegar, water and cloves in a small nonreactive saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand until cool.

2. Meanwhile prepare slaw by combining the cabbage, carrots and snap peas in a very large bowl. Sprinkle with salt and gently toss to combine.

3. Whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, sugar, sesame seeds, caraway seeds, fennel seeds, poppy seeds, aniseed and celery seeds in a small bowl. Pour over the slaw and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 1 day.

4. Drain the raisins (discard the liquid); add to the slaw and toss. Serve immediately.

Yield: 12 Servings.
Serving Size: 3/4 cup per serving.

Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 1/2 Fruit + 1-1/2 Fat

Calories: 117, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 4mg, Sodium: 323mg, Sugars: 8g, Carbohydrates: 12g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 55 %DV, Vitamin C: 54 %DV

Original recipe and image from: EatingWell.

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