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Vegan Southern-Style Coleslaw

Vegan Southern-Style Coleslaw
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Crunchy, creamy, flavorful and sweet Vegan Southern-Style Coleslaw is the perfect American classic topping or side for your burger, hot dog, or BBQ sandwich.

I'm so crazy about coleslaw and personally prefer the creamy kind and I love to top it in sandwiches, wraps like my Vegan Barbecue Jackfruit Wrap, Jackfruit Carnitas and I even love it as a side when I serve my Vegan Chicken Curry and Jamaican Rice and Peas Recipe.

Cabbage and Carrots being chopped

I learned to enjoy coleslaw when I lived in England about 25 years ago when the family I lived with would make a creamy coleslaw with apples, raisins, and cheddar cheese. Fast forward to now; living in Florida, I decided to make coleslaw like how it is made here in the South by adding sweet pickle relish.

Vegan Southern-Style Coleslaw

To prepare this Vegan Southern-Style Coleslaw, I sliced a small cabbage but you can use prepared coleslaw mix. I don't like the idea of using a food processor because that chops the cabbage into very small pieces and the coleslaw tends to be soggy after soaking up all the dressing. I prefer my coleslaw having a crunch with the larger pieces of cabbage.

If you have never had sweet pickle relish to your coleslaw you really should, it adds a unique flavor to the vegan coleslaw. My two favorite brands are PA's Pickle Relish and Bubbies Kosher Dill Relish for a sugar-free version.

I love these versions because they are vinegar-free, I find the ones with vinegar give me heartburn.

You can use a basic cashew mayonnaise recipe or any store bought vegan mayonnaise on the market like Just Mayo and Vegenaise.

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Per 100g
Energy:
80 kcal / 334 kJ
Fat:
5 g
Protein:
1 g
Carbohydrate:
10 g

Ingredients

For: 8 servings
Preparation:
20 min
Ready in:
20 min

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well and cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour before serving.

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2 Comments
  1. Margaret
    March 15, 2018

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    This coleslaw looks amazing, I print the recipe to try this summer.

    • Michelle Blackwood
      March 15, 2018

      Thank you Margaret, let me know how it turns out when you do.