Collard Green Coleslaw - Capital Area Food Bank
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Collard Green Coleslaw

By cafb January 7, 2018

137 calories | 14g carbs | 9g fat (1 sat fat) | 2g protein | 94mg sodium | 4g fiber | 8g total sugar (1g added sugar) per serving

Serves 8 for $4.55

This heart-healthy, diabetes friendly recipe is an easy and tasty way to eat your veggies.


  • 1 pound collard greens, stems removed and sliced into ribbons
  • 1 small onion, shredded using the large holes of a box grater
  • 2 carrots shredded using the large holes of a box grater
  • 2 apples shredded using the large holes of a box grater
  • 5 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  1. In a small saucepan, heat the oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper.
  2. Combine the collard greens, onion, carrots and apples in a large bowl.
  3. Pour sauce from step 1 over the collard green mixture and combine well to coat all of the vegetables. Allow to sit 2 hours or overnight to allow the flavors to come together.
  4. Serve with chopped peanuts and cilantro (if desired) on top.

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Carrots and apples starting to go bad? You can still use them for this recipe.

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