Chicken and cabbage salad with yoghurt herb dressing

Ingredients (serves 6) 1 barbecued or grilled chicken, skin removed, meat shredded ¼ red cabbage, shredded 1 large red capsicum (bell pepper), thinly sliced 2 carrots, peeled, finely grated 1 onion, halved, thinly sliced 1 cup raisins Yoghurt herb dressing 1 cup low-fat natural yoghurt 1 orange, juiced 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar Method Combine…

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