This recipe for a slaw made from greens and fresh veggies is both tasty and chock-full of vitamins and minerals.

Yield: 6 servings

Difficulty Rating: Easy
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Recipe From: Illinois Farm Bureau Partners


  • 3 cups greens, such as kale, spinach, collard greens and/or Romaine lettuce
  • 1 red pepper, julienned
  • 1 green pepper, julienned
  • 3 carrots, julienned
  • 2 fresh beets, julienned
  • 2 fresh radishes, julienned
  • 2 green onions, sliced thin

Creamy Jalapeño-Citrus Dressing:

  • ½ cup jalapeno orange jam (or marmalade mixed with red pepper flakes)
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup light mayonnaise
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar or lemon juice
  • sugar, salt and pepper to taste


  1. Mix dressing ingredients together and chill.
  2. Meanwhile, clean and rinse fresh veggies and julienne. To slice greens, roll up lengthwise and slice chiffonade style.
  3. Mix with dressing. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts for Ingredients (per serving): Calories – 242, Fat – 11.1g, Dietary Fiber – 3.5g, Protein – 3.3g, Vitamin A – 185%, Vitamin C – 106%, Calcium – 13%, Iron – 6%.

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

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    […] Summer Slaw with Creamy Jalapeno-Citrus Dressing […]

  2. Jessy Yancey says:

    Linked up at Summer Salad Sundays.

  3. Debbie @ Easy Natural Food says:

    Sounds delicious! I love all of the different vegetables in the slaw, and the dressing sounds really tasty :) Thanks for sharing this with Summer Salad Sundays, look forward to seeing you again soon!

  4. Rachel Bertone says:

    Linked up at Sugar and Spice