Recipe: Carrot, Raisin and Yogurt Slaw

A sweet and crunchy alternative to cabbage

We all know about cole slaw that uses cabbage as the main ingredient. This sweet and crunchy version uses carrots instead, and features creamy Greek yogurt as a dressing rather than mayonnaise.

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  • 4 carrots, shredded
  • 1 small bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup low-fat Greek-style yogurt
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper (optional)


  1. Combine all ingredients except salt and pepper in a bowl; mix well.
  2. Season to taste with sale and pepper if desired

Nutritional information per serving

Serves two

Calories 193

Total fat 4.5 g

Saturated fat 2.7 g

Healthy fats 1.4 g

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Fiber 5.1 g

Carbs 35 g

Sugar 23 g

Protein 6.5 g

Sodium 166 mg

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Calcium 2.5 mg

Magnesium 43 mg

Selenium 3.3 mcg

Potassium 850 mg

Recipe used with permission from You On a Diet: the Owner’s Manual for Waist Management by Michael Roizen, MD and Mehmet C. Oz, MD

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