This crunchy coleslaw is packed with extra veggies and serves as a great side dish for an Asian-inspired meal. Flavoured with sesame seeds and rice vinegar, it’s also a low-fat alternative to traditional creamy coleslaw.

Yield: Serves 8.



  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 8 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups snow peas, trimmed and halved diagonally
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced pickled ginger
  • 1 green onion, diagonally sliced
  • 1 tsp sesame seed, toasted


  1. To prepare dressing, stir together vinegar and sugar.
  2. Combine coleslaw mix, bell peppers, snow peas, pickled ginger, onion and sesame seeds. Add dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 6 hours.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

60 Calories, 0.4 g fat, 0.8 g protein, 12.8 g carbohydrate, 2.5 g fibre, 91 mg sodium