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Watermelon Rind, Carrot & Pineapple Slaw


How different is this?? A fresh, tasty coleslaw made out of white watermelon rinds! In addition to being environmentally friendly and economical (a great way to eliminate food waste), the rind is packed with citrulline and arginine, two compounds that aid in healthy blood flow! No one will guess what this crunchy salad is made out of.

  1. Dressing;
  2. ¼ cup (60 mL) fat-free, plain Greek yogurt
  3. ¼ cup (60 mL) low-fat sour cream
  4. 1 ½ tbsp (22.5 mL) stone-ground mustard
  5. 1 tbsp (15 mL) apple cider vinegar
  6. 4 tsp (20 mL) fresh lemon juice
  7. 1 tbsp (15 mL) sugar
  8. 1 tsp (5 mL) poppy seeds
  9. 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil
  10. salt and pepper to taste
  11. Slaw;
  12. 4 cups (1 L) grated watermelon rind with fruit and green peel removed
  13. 1 cup (250 mL) grated carrot
  14. 1 ½ cup (375 mL) diced fresh pineapple
  1. Place watermelon rind on several layers of paper towels to soak up excess fluid while you prepare the dressing and other ingredients.
  2. In a small bowl, blend dressing thoroughly and set aside.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl add dressing, rind, carrot, and pineapple and toss to thoroughly coat.
  4. Makes 4 one-cup servings.
  5. Nutritional Analysis per serving: 122 Calories; 30 percent fat (4grams); 1.5 grams saturated fat; 10 percent protein; 60 percent carbohydrate; 3.3 grams fiber.
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