Mango Cole Slaw
The collard greens and cole slaw can be cooked for this recipe if your child is not ready to handle the crunchy texture of the raw vegetables.
INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 8 cups
- 3 stalks of collard greens
- 5 cups shredded cabbage or bagged cole slaw mix
- 3 ripe mangos or 3 cups frozen mango
- ¼ cup red onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon light agave nectar
Chop collard greens into tiny pieces.
In large mixing bowl, combine cole slaw mixture, collard greens, mango, and onion.
In small mixing bowl, combine olive oil, vinegar, and agave nectar and mix well to create dressing.
Pour dressing over contents in large mixing bowl.
Toss and serve.
Why Are Collard Greens Good for You?
Collard greens are excellent sources of vitamins K, A, and C. Furthermore, they are a good source of the nutrient manganese. What is manganese? It helps your body use the vitamin C in your diet. Manganese is also vital to the chemical properties that help create natural antioxidants in your body.