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18 Delicious Coleslaw Recipes That Will Wow Your Guests

FEBRUARY 21, 2023
18 Delicious Coleslaw Recipes That Will Wow Your Guests
Coleslaw is one of those versatile dishes that can be served as a side, topping or stuffing. With shredded cabbage, carrots, onions, and herbs, it’s an easy way to add freshness and flavor to any meal. Plus, there’s something special about a homemade coleslaw that you just can’t find in store-bought versions. We’ve gathered 18 of the best coleslaw recipes out there, from classic creamy coleslaw to zesty variations made with sweet pineapple or crunchy cucumbers. Whether you’re grilling, barbecuing, or having a picnic, these recipes will take your meal to the next level. With their bright colors and crunchy textures, your guests will be wowed by these delicious coleslaws.
Nourish Every Day

Yoghurt Coleslaw with Roasted Chickpeas

This healthy yoghurt coleslaw is bright, colourful and loaded with flavour and texture. Your traditional coleslaw mix made fancy with currants, almonds and delicious spice roasted chickpeas on top!
110
4
1 hr 5 min
TOTAL TIME
543
CALORIES
$1.54
PER SERVING
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Yoghurt Coleslaw with Roasted Chickpeas
No Spoon Necessary

Easy Mexican Coleslaw with Corn

This Mexican Coleslaw is incredibly easy to make, yet deliciously crisp & packed with flavor! This crowd pleasing slaw is healthy , super versatile & totally customizable! Perfect for weeknight dinners, taco nights, picnics, BBQs & more! Recipe can be scaled up or down by using the slider if you hov...
8
95
5
17 min
TOTAL TIME
195
CALORIES
$1.06
PER SERVING
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Easy Mexican Coleslaw with Corn
Foolproof Living

Greek Yogurt Coleslaw Recipe

This Greek Yogurt Coleslaw recipe is a healthy version of the classic picnic side dish made with a creamy yogurt coleslaw dressing recipe without mayo. GF & ready in 15 min!
2
10,458
1
15 min
TOTAL TIME
80
CALORIES
$0.99
PER SERVING
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Greek Yogurt Coleslaw Recipe
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Midwest Nice

Cilantro Lime Coleslaw

A quick and easy coleslaw recipe that has tangy lime, bright cilantro, and just a dash of hot sauce. Perfect for sandwiches, tacos, or as a simple side dish!
5
132
15 min
TOTAL TIME
65
CALORIES
$0.25
PER SERVING
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Cilantro Lime Coleslaw
Pinch of Nom

Coleslaw

Coleslaw is a classic side dish to accompany salads, jacket potatoes and barbecues, but, as with many of our favourite things it's pretty high in calories. So why not make your own slimming version?
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1,279
119
15 min
TOTAL TIME
59
CALORIES
$0.37
PER SERVING
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Coleslaw
Unicorns In The Kitchen

Walnut Raisin Coleslaw

Walnut Raisin Coleslaw will be your new favorite barbecue side dish. Crunchy walnuts and sweet raisins give an extra layer of texture and flavor to your coleslaw!
1
19
10
10 min
TOTAL TIME
227
CALORIES
$0.53
PER SERVING
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Walnut Raisin Coleslaw
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Cooklist AI

Sweet & Tangy Southern Coleslaw

This delightful Sweet & Tangy Southern Coleslaw combines fresh, crunchy vegetables with a perfectly balanced, creamy dressing. The tangy apple cider vinegar and whole grain mustard pair just right with the sweetness of the sugar. It's an ideal side dish for summer picnics or a delicious topping for ...
3
15 min
TOTAL TIME
255
CALORIES
$0.87
PER SERVING
Sweet & Tangy Southern Coleslaw
Directions
5 STEPS
1
In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, whole grain mustard, apple cider vinegar, granulated sugar, kosher salt, finely grated onion, and celery seeds until well combined.
2
Add the shredded green cabbage, red cabbage, and shredded carrots to the bowl, and toss to coat all the vegetables evenly with the dressing.
3
Cover the bowl and refrigerate the coleslaw for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld.
4
Before serving, toss the coleslaw once more to redistribute the dressing.
5
Serve chilled and enjoy!
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Garlic Delight

Spicy Mayo Coleslaw

This coleslaw recipe has a twist using spicy mayo. The extra heat gives it more personality than the typical coleslaw recipe. Enjoy the coleslaw with grilled meats or on top of a roast turkey sandwich.
1
14
12
15 min
TOTAL TIME
416
CALORIES
$1.17
PER SERVING
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Spicy Mayo Coleslaw
The Pioneer Woman

Colorful Coleslaw

Mini sweet peppers and two types of cabbage give this colorful coleslaw a rainbow-hued makeover. We'll show you how to make it at home.
1
322
3,292
15 min
TOTAL TIME
127
CALORIES
$0.38
PER SERVING
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Colorful Coleslaw
Simply Scratch

Cilantro Coleslaw

Crispy, crunchy, cilantro-y, light, refreshing, healthy and pretty. Can I squeeze in another adjective here? Oh-muh-goodness it's so delicious and perfect, and the dressing is easy and fresh.
27
656
13
10 min
TOTAL TIME
111
CALORIES
$0.63
PER SERVING
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Cilantro Coleslaw
Well Plated

Healthy Coleslaw

This creamy yet healthy coleslaw recipe stars Greek yogurt . Vegetables add crunch and vitamins for a perfect potluck side dish!
5
27
25 min
TOTAL TIME
92
CALORIES
$1.14
PER SERVING
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Healthy Coleslaw
The Crumby Kitchen

Fresh Pineapple Coleslaw

Bring the best dressed slaw to your next BBQ! This fast & easy Fresh Pineapple Coleslaw adds a little tropical flair to the otherwise ordinary side, making it a great topping for everything from sliders to hot dogs!
7
784
16
1 hr 10 min
TOTAL TIME
159
CALORIES
$0.68
PER SERVING
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Fresh Pineapple Coleslaw
Making Thyme for Health

Cucumber Tomato Coleslaw

Refresh your taste buds with this crunchy, tangy cucumber tomato coleslaw! Featuring fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, and a zesty homemade dressing, this crunchy side dish is perfect for a summer cookout or potluck. Make it the star of your next meal!
21
11
40 min
TOTAL TIME
144
CALORIES
$0.59
PER SERVING
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Cucumber Tomato Coleslaw
Great Grub, Delicious taste

Creamy Coleslaw

Get ready to enjoy the creamiest coleslaw you've ever tried! This easy and delicious side dish is perfect for BBQs, summer cookouts, and any occasion that calls for a crunchy and creamy veggie dish. A combination of mayo, vinegar, and spices gives this coleslaw a unique flavor that will leave your t...
1
33
808
CALORIES
$1.28
PER SERVING
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Creamy Coleslaw
Life, Love and Good Food

Healthy Greek Coleslaw

Skip the heavy mayonnaise dressing, this style coleslaw is tossed with a lemony Greek dressing.
12
165
25
15 min
TOTAL TIME
687
CALORIES
$2.96
PER SERVING
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Healthy Greek Coleslaw
Luci's Morsels

MAYO FREE COLESLAW

Get ready for hot summer cookouts with this no mayo coleslaw. It's also fabulously delicious year round on your favorite fried chicken or pork sandwiches.
5
10 min
TOTAL TIME
44
CALORIES
$1.17
PER SERVING
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MAYO FREE COLESLAW
Tastylicious

Homemade Red Coleslaw

This slaw is quick to make and, if you plan to serve it immediately, then you could skip the cabbage salting stage. If time is on your side then definitely follow all the steps below for the ultimate in crispy cabbage salads.
2
40 min
TOTAL TIME
302
CALORIES
$1.10
PER SERVING
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Homemade Red Coleslaw
Foolproof Living

No Mayo Coleslaw Recipe

This Healthy No Mayo Coleslaw recipe is made with red and green cabbage, carrots, red onion, and jalapeno and drizzled with a homemade sugar-free olive oil and vinegar dressing. Perfect for any potluck, picnic, or party.
12
65,904
110
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
209
CALORIES
$0.88
PER SERVING
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No Mayo Coleslaw Recipe
Downshiftology

Vinegar Coleslaw Recipe

Vinegar based coleslaw is an excellent no mayo coleslaw recipe for those who love coleslaw but don't love mayonnaise. It's an easy combination of cabbage, carrots and onion mixed with an apple cider vinegar dressing.
148
39,578
37
20 min
TOTAL TIME
61
CALORIES
$0.21
PER SERVING
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Vinegar Coleslaw Recipe
Coleslaw FAQ
When does coleslaw expire?
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Is coleslaw a healthy side dish?
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