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Mardi Gras Slaw

The Mardi Gras colors are purple, green and gold. This salad celebrates the season and doesn’t wilt on a buffet.

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The Mardi Gras colors are purple, green and gold. This salad celebrates the season and doesn’t wilt on a buffet.

Servings
8

Ingredients

Slaw

  • 1 small head green cabbage, halved and cored
  • 1/2 head red cabbage, cored
  • 3 yellow bell peppers, seeded and cored

Blue cheese dressing

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 to 3 Tbs. white wine vinegar
  • 2 oz. blue cheese, crumbled

Preparation

To make Slaw: Slice cabbages into fine shreds. Place in large bowl. Slice peppers very thinly lengthwise, and add to bowl.

To make Blue Cheese Dressing: Place all ingredients in quart jar, screw on lid and shake vigorously. Pour half over slaw, and toss. Refrigerate remainder for future use.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 200
  • Carbohydrate Content 12 g
  • Cholesterol Content 5 mg
  • Fat Content 16 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Sodium Content 280 mg
  • Sugar Content 6 g