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Blueberry and Sweet Potato Slaw

A mouth-watering side with no cooking or baking? Count us in! Try this blueberry and sweet potato slaw as the perfect addition to your next dinner party or savor it as a side to your favorite meal. However you enjoy it, this blueberry and sweet potato slaw is a quick, fun to make dish sure to leave you craving more.


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound sweet potato, peeled and finely julienned
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1 cup thinly shredded Napa or Savoy cabbage
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted


  1. In a large bowl combine oil, lemon juice, ginger, salt and pepper.
  2. Add sweet potato, blueberries, cabbage, scallions, celery and sesame seeds to dressing mixture; toss. Let stand at least one hour before serving.

Number of servings (yield): 4


Per portion:

208 calories

3 g protein,

25 g carbohydrate

12 g total fat

1 g saturated fat

0 mg cholesterol

19 mg vitamin C

4 g dietary fiber

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