Your Heart, Your Life: A Community Health Worker's Manual for the Hispanic Community

Session 6 Handout Fresh Cabbage and Tomato Salad Recipe

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  • 1 small head of cabbage, sliced thinly
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut in cubes
  • 1 cup sliced radishes
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar (or lemon juice)
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh cilantro, chopped


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the cabbage, tomatoes, and radishes.
  2. In another bowl, mix together the rest of the ingredients, and pour over the vegetables.

Yield: 8 servings, serving size: 1 cup, each serving provides:

  • Calories: 41
  • Total fat: 1 g
  • Saturated fat: less than 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 88 mg
  • Total fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7 g
  • Potassium: 331 mg

Quick Fact: Your family will love this tasty salad. The small amount of olive oil, rice vinegar, fresh herbs, and spices adds flavor, but few calories.

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Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Your Heart, Your Life, A Community Health Worker's Manual.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-3674, Originally Printed 1999, Revised May 2008.

Last Updated March 2012

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