Coleslaw with Orange-Sesame Vinaigrette

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  • prep 50 min
  • serves 6

Napa cabbage, also known as Chinese cabbage, differs from the round, waxy heads of green and red cabbage. Napa cabbage heads are elongated, with tender, ruffled leaves and a mild flavor.

Healthy Cooking Tip

Like broccoli, cabbage is a strong anticancer food, and here’s a delicious way to eat more.


  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil
  • 1 head Napa cabbage, shredded
  • 3 carrots, shredded
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

    How to make it  

  • 1

    In a large bowl, stir together the orange juice, vinegar, ginger, garlic, and salt. Whisk in the oil. Add the cabbage, carrots, and scallions and toss to coat well. Let stand for 30 minutes or refrigerate for 2 hours. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds before serving.

  • Nutritional Information(per serving)

    • Calories: 98
    • Calories from Fat:
    • Fat: 6 g
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg
    • Sodium: 229 mg
    • Carbs: 9 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Fiber: 3 g

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