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Easy Skinny Coleslaw 

This Easy Skinny Coleslaw is a perfect side dish to any meal!  It’s low in points and is great for potlucks, family gatherings, or your next family meal.

Servings: Makes 5 ( 1 cup ) servings

GREEN/BLUE/PURPLE: 1 Smartpoint per serving

This Easy Skinny Coleslaw would go perfect with these recipes:

Zero Point BBQ Slow Cooker Chicken

Bacon Ranch Garlic Turkey Burgers

Monterey Chicken 

Panko Chicken Tenders

What ingredients do I need to make this Easy Skinny Coleslaw?

  • Coleslaw mix- in a bag.
  • Green onions-diced
  •  Light Kraft mayo-I use a combination of light mayo with non fat plain or Greek yogurt.  Using Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise still creates a creaminess—but has less fat, calories, and points that mayonnaise can carry. I don’t recommend substituting the entire amount with the Greek yogurt since it tends to carry a lot more water than mayo and can cause the coleslaw to get soggy. I use light Kraft mayo as a substitute for real mayo. It’s only 1 point per tablespoon, and tastes just like the real deal.
  • Non fat plain or Greek yogurt- you could also non fat plain yogurt if you’re not a Greek yogurt fan. But hear me out-the combination of the Italian dressing, cider vinegar, and light mayo masks the tanginess of the Greek yogurt and makes this coleslaw much creamer! 
  • Light or fat free Italian dressing – In this recipe I use Olive Garden’s light Italian dressing it is 1 smartpoint per 2 Tablespoons and tastes fantastic. You can find it at most grocery stores in the salad dressings or online here on Amazon.
  • White granulated sugar substitute – I use Lakanto Classic Monkfruit Sweetener
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Cilantro- for garnish, if desired 

How do I make this Easy Skinny Coleslaw? 

This Easy Skinny Coleslaw is so simple to make-start by combining, coleslaw, and diced green onions into a large mixing bowl.

Stir until scallions are incorporated into coleslaw mix.

In a small mixing bowl combine, light mayo, non fat plain or Greek yogurt, salad dressing, sugar substitute, vinegar and salt.

Whisk until all ingredients have been well combined.

Pour dressing over coleslaw. Stir until the dressing has been well combined with coleslaw mix.

Fold in the cilantro, if you desire. 

Cover and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or overnight before serving.

This allows the coleslaw to absorb the dressing and all the flavors.

Garnish with more cilantro, if desired. 

Serve with this Zero Point Slow Cooker BBQ chicken for a quick and delicious meal!

Click HERE for the BBQ chicken recipe. 

Ingredients: 

  • 1 (16 ounce) bag coleslaw mix 
  • 2 green onions, diced  
  • 4 Tbsp light Kraft mayo
  • 2 Tbsp non fat plain or greek 
  • 2 Tbsp light or fat free Italian dressing- I use Light Olive Garden dressing
  • 1 Tbsp white granulated sugar substitute – I use Lakanto Classic Monkfruit Sweetener 
  • 1/2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine, coleslaw and diced green onions . Stir until scallions are incorporated into coleslaw mix.
  2. In a small mixing bowl combine, light mayo, non fat plain or Greek yogurt, salad dressing, sugar substitute, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Whisk until all ingredients have been well combined.
  3. Pour dressing over coleslaw. Stir until the dressing has been well combined with coleslaw mix and fold in the cilantro, if desired,
  4.  Cover and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or overnight before serving. This allows the coleslaw to absorb the dressing and all the flavors.
  5. Garnish with cilantro, if desired. 

Servings: Makes 5 ( 1 cup ) servings

GREEN/BLUE/PURPLE: 1 Smartpoint per serving

Yield: 5

Easy Skinny Coleslaw 

Easy Skinny Coleslaw 

This Easy Skinny Coleslaw is a perfect side dish to any meal! It's low in points and is great for potlucks, family gatherings, or your next family meal.

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) bag coleslaw mix
  • 2 green onions, diced
  • 4 Tbsp light Kraft mayo
  • 2 Tbsp non fat plain or greek
  • 2 Tbsp light or fat free Italian dressing ( I use Light Olive Garden dressing
  • 1 Tbsp white granulated sugar substitute ( I use Lakanto Classic Monkfruit Sweetener )
  • 1/2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped-optional

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine, coleslaw and diced green onions . Stir until scallions are incorporated into coleslaw mix.
  2. In a small mixing bowl combine, light mayo, non fat plain or Greek yogurt, salad dressing, sugar substitute, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Whisk until all ingredients have been well combined.
  3. Pour dressing over coleslaw. Stir until the dressing has been well combined with coleslaw mix. Fold in cilantro, if using.
  4. Cover and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or overnight before serving. This allows the coleslaw to absorb the dressing and all the flavors.
  5. Garnish with cilantro, if desired. 

Servings: Makes 5 ( 1 cup ) servings

GREEN: 1 Smartpoint per serving

BLUE: 1 Smartpoint per serving

PURPLE: 1 Smartpoint per serving

Notes

  1. Notes: I love Olive Garden's light Italian dressing its 1 smartpoint per 2 Tablespoons and tastes fantastic. You can find it at most grocery stores in the dressing aisle or online here on Amazon. 

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

5

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 45Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 201mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 1g

Jody

Monday 11th of October 2021

Wow! Coleslaw is my favorite salad and this recipe is amazing and lighter in calories than the normal way I make it. A huge serving for only 1 WW point! I'm in heaven....

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Monday 20th of September 2021

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alisa

Friday 2nd of April 2021

Just whipped this recipe up for Easter dinner. It is fabulous! I didn't have the Italian dressing on hand, so I substituted it out for sugar-free balsamic vinaigrette. I also had some 50% less sugar craisins that I added to the kids' dishes --HUGE hit!

Thank you for helping to make our family Easter dinner delicious!

Beth

Sunday 13th of October 2019

This coleslaw recipe is incredible! Such authentic coleslaw flavor without all the calories. Thank you!

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Saturday 27th of July 2019

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