Recipe: Carrot Slaw with Peanut Ginger Sauce

Thai-inspired carrot slaw 
Recipe: Carrot Slaw with Peanut Ginger Sauce

Here’s an exotic spin on carrot slaw. Use fresh ingredients to bring this recipe to another level by combining sweet, sour, and savory. Use light coconut milk instead of regular to cut calories and fat without sacrificing flavor.

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For the slaw:

12 oz shredded carrots
¼ cup dry roasted unsalted peanuts
2 Tbsp fresh cilantro

For the peanut-ginger sauce:

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2 Tbsp creamy natural peanut butter
¼ cup light coconut milk
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice


  1. In a small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients with a whisk until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the shredded carrots with the peanut ginger sauce. Top with cilantro and peanuts. Serve chilled.

Nutrition information

Makes 4 servings.

Calories 150
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 95mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 5g
Protein 5g

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Recipe courtesy of  Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians

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