Source: CanolaInfo Test Kitchen | Category: Heart-Smart, Salads

Zesty Coleslaw with Whole Wheat Tortilla Triangles

A Mexican twist on an old favorite. Beans add protein and flavor!

Zesty Coleslaw with Whole Wheat Tortilla Triangles

Ingredients

  • Dressing
  • 1/2 cup canola oil 125 mL
  • 1/4 cup lime juice 60 mL
  • 2 tsp lime zest 10 mL
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 60 mL
  • 1 chipotle pepper (in adobe sauce), finely chopped
  • Assemble
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas, cut into triangles
  • Salad
  • 1 bag (16 oz/450 g) coleslaw mix
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery 125 mL
  • 1 orange pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion 60 mL
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) black beans, drained and rinsed

Instructions

  • 1. To prepare dressing, combine all dressing ingredients. Mix well and set aside.
  • 2. Place tortilla triangles on foil lined baking sheet. Brush tops with adobe sauce from chipotle pepper. Bake at 375 °F (190 °C) until toasted and crispy, about 8-10 minutes. Set aside.
  • 3. Place coleslaw mix in large salad bowl. Add remaining salad ingredients (except for tortilla triangles) as well as dressing and toss ingredients to mix. Serve coleslaw with toasted tortilla triangles.

Yield

12 servings

serving size

1/2 cup (125 mL)

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories200
Total Fat10 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates26 g
Fiber7 g
Protein7 g
Sodium100 mg