Low-Fat Summer Side: Coleslaw Recipe

  • Author: Shelby Tatomir
  • July 09, 2020

Looking for a low-fat, vinegar-based slaw that’s perfect for anything from BBQ side to taco topping? This tasty, tangy coleslaw recipe without mayo will be your new summer staple:


  • 4 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 chopped green onions


  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar (or use white vinegar)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground celery seed
  • ¼ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  1. In a large bowl, toss the shredded cabbage, carrots and chopped green onions.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar, salt, oil, dry mustard, celery seed, pepper, and vinegar and bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer until the sugar is dissolved.
  4. Let the mixture cool, then pour over the vegetables and toss.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

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