Lemon Coleslaw

Lemon Coleslaw


2 tablespoons low-fat sour cream
2 teaspoons low-fat mayonnaise
1 tablespoon finely grated fresh lemon zest
4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon sugar
3 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 lb purple cabbage, thinly sliced (4 cups)
2 carrots, cut into julienne strips or coarsely grated
1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced diagonally (1 cup)
1/2 cup chopped cilantro


  1. Chop all of the vegetables or use your food processor. Whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, zest, lemon juice, sugar, water, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add cabbage, carrots, scallions, and parsley and toss well. Chill, covered, 1 hour to allow flavors to develop. Season with salt and pepper.

Serves 6-8.

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