Ellie Krieger’s Longevity Recipes

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Southwestern Slaw

Makes 12 servings (1 serving: 3/4 cup)
1 medium jicama, peeled and sliced into thin strips (about 3 cups)

1/4 head red cabbage, cored and thinly sliced (about 5 cups)

1 small red onion, cut in half and thinly sliced into half-moons

1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk

1 tbsp fresh lime juice

Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


In a large serving bowl, toss together the jicama, cabbage, onion and cilantro. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, buttermilk, and lime juice and season with salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and toss to coat. This will keep in the refrigerator in an airtight container for about 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

Calories 75

Total fat 4g (Sat fat 0.5g, Mono fat 0g, Poly fat 0g)

Protein 1.5g

Carb 9g

Fiber 4g

Cholesterol 2mg

Sodium 54mg

Recipe courtesy of The Food You Crave (Taunton 2008)