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postheadericon Cabbage-Apple Salad

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Cabbage-Apple Salad is a delicious and quick (30) Minute recipe for a German-style side dish. Red cabbage is cooked until just tender and combined with apples, caraway seeds and a tangy vinaigrette dressing. It is topped with toasted walnuts and served warm. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, gluten-free, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. A nice option for any holiday menu also. Works well with roast pork. Makes 6 servings. Cabcabbage-apple-saladbage-Apple Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: About 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
4 cups, thinly sliced red cabbage,
(about 1/4 of a large head)

3/4 tsp caraway seeds
1/2 tsp salt
1 crisp, sweet, eating apple, such as
Gala or Red Delicious, cut into matchsticks

1 shallot, minced
1 tbsp red-wine vinegar
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp freshly, ground black pepper
2 tbsp chopped walnuts, toasted*

TIP*
(To Toast Chopped Walnuts)
Heat a small dry skillet over medium-low heat. Add nuts and cook, stirring, until lightly browned and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add cabbage, caraway seeds and salt. Cook, covered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat.

2. Add in the apple, shallot, vinegar, mustard and black pepper. Stir until combined.

3. Sprinkle with the toasted walnuts and serve warm.

Suggestion:
Serve with roasted pork loin or turkey kielbasa.

Yield: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 3/4 cup per serving.

Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Vegetable + 1 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 6, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 216mg, Sugars: 0g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 2g

Original recipe and image from: Merdith Corporation. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/warm_red_cabbage_salad.html

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of WeightWatchers International Inc. Points, PointsPlus and SmartPoints are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a WeightWatchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

IMPORTANT: This site is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

postheadericon Apple-Spinach Salad

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Apple-Spinach Salad is a healthy recipe that is low in calories, low in fat, has NO Cholesterol, low in carbohydrates and is low in sodium. This is an easy recipe which includes a made from scratch Thyme-Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette. It is a vegetarian, diabetic, and a WeightWatchers (3) PointsPlus+ recipe also. Makes 4 Servings. Apple-Spinach Salad will be loved by your family and guests alike.

INGREDIENTS:

apple-spinach-salad4 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
1 medium size green apple (such as Granny Smith), cored and sliced
1/4 cup  thin wedges red onion
2 tbsp snipped dried tart red cherries
1/4 cup Thyme-Dijon Vinaigrette (recipe below)
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese or blue cheese, (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a large bowl, toss together spinach, apple, onion and dried cherries. Drizzle with Thyme-Dijon Vinaigrette. Toss gently to coat.

2. If using, top individual servings with the feta or blue cheese,(optional)

Thyme Dijon Vinaigrette

1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup white or regular balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS:
In a screw-top jar, combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, thyme, Dijon-style mustard and salt. Cover; shake well to mix. Chill for up to 1 week. Shake before serving. Makes 2/3 cup.

Yield: 4 Servings
Serving Size: 1 cup per serving.

WW PointsPlus+ = 3

Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 1 Fat + 1/2 Fruit

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 93, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Carbohydrates 11g, Sodium 96mg, Fiber 2g, Protein 1g

IMPORTANT: www.ww-recipes.org is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

DISCLAIMER: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.