Ground cumin and coriander lend an exotic note to the creamy dressing for this slaw. In addition to being a delicious side salad, it makes a great topping for burgers and other sandwiches.


2/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon paprika
3/4 teaspoon cumin
3/4 teaspoon coriander
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 bag (10 ounces) shredded carrots


1 In a large bowl, stir together the yogurt, lemon juice, mayonnaise, sugar, paprika, cumin, coriander, and salt.

2 Add the carrots and toss to coat. Serve at room temperature or chilled. Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Facts

per serving
calories 76
total fat 1.6g
saturated fat 0.2g
cholesterol 2mg
dietary fiber 3g
carbohydrate 15g
protein 3g
sodium 365mg
good source of: beta carotene, vitamin C

Many of the recipes in this book contain off-the-shelf foods to help keep recipe prep effort to a minimum – a benefit for your arthritic hands. However, some foods – like canned beans – can hike up sodium levels. If you are carefully watching your sodium, be sure to read this before preparing this recipe: Sodium Intake and Salt in Recipes

From The Johns Hopkins Cookbook Library: Recipes for Arthritis Health, edited by John A. Flynn, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R. and Lora Brown Wilder, Sc.D., M.S., R.D.

Publication Review By: the Editorial Staff at

Published: 19 Oct 2011

Last Modified: 06 Apr 2015