January 10, 2021

Recipe: Carrot Slaw with Peanut Ginger Sauce

This Thai-inspired carrot slaw makes for a fresh side dish

Recipe: Carrot Cole Slaw

Here’s a flavorful 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 ounces shredded carrots
¼ cup dry-roasted unsalted peanuts
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro

For the peanut-ginger sauce:


2 tablespoons creamy, natural peanut butter
¼ cup light coconut milk
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1 tablespoon 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

Each serving has:


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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