Colorful Summer Coleslaw

Colorful Summer Coleslaw Recipe
Photo: Anna Williams
This crunchy coleslaw is also eye-catchingly colorful, making a heaping serving of it tempting on a hot summer day.


6 servings

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 47 mg
Calories 123
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 8 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Fat 10 g
Fiber 2 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 2 mg
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 282 mg


3 cups shredded green cabbage
3 cups shredded red cabbage
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 slivered yellow pepper
1 pint halved grape tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, plus small bunch of fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup sliced scallions
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon cider vinegar


In a colander, toss green cabbage, red cabbage and salt. Set aside for 1 hour. Squeeze the cabbage with paper towels to remove water; place in a bowl. Add 1 yellow pepper, grape tomatoes, basil and scallions. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Toss with mayonnaise and cider vinegar. Sprinkle with basil leaves.