Carrot-Apple Slaw

This refreshing, yogurt-dress slaw makes a superb accompaniment to Indian curry or tandoori-baked chicken. Or, serve the slaw as a sort of salsa to top a well-peppered chili con carne. 

Carrot-Apple Slaw


Quantity Ingredients
1 cup plain fat-free yogurt
2 tbsp dried currants
1/2 cup boiling water
2 tbsp frozen apple juice concentrate
1/8 tsp cinnamon (optional)
1/8 tsp cumin
1/8 tsp pepper
2 medium, unpeeled Golden Delicious apples, coarsely shredded


1. Line a small strainer with a paper towel (or line a coffee filter cone with a paper filter) and place over a small bowl. Spoon in yogurt and let drain for 15 minutes. Discard liquid. 2. Meanwhile, place currants in a small heatproof bowl or cup and pour the boiling water over them; set aside for 10 minutes to plump, then drain. 3. In a large bowl, combined thickened yogurt with apple juice concentrate, cinnamon (if using), cumin and pepper. Add carrots, apples and drained currants. Toss well. Nutrition Information Per serving: 143 cals, 0.6g total fat, 0.2g saturated fat, 5g dietary fiber, 1mg cholesterol, 81mg sodium.