Sensational Cole Slaws

Coleslaw is the salad of choice at most barbecue joints and cookouts and is so much more than shredded cabbage.

  • Jalapeño-Lime Slaw
    Photo: Quentin Bacon; Styling: Anghard Bailey

    Jalapeño-Lime Slaw

    This citrusy take on coleslaw is fresh and pleasantly spicy, an ideal side dish or burger or brat topping.
  • Peach-Ginger Slaw
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Annette Joseph

    Peach-Ginger Slaw

    Turn coleslaw into a special summer treat with the addition of chopped fresh peaches, pecans, pepper jelly, and pecans.
  • Creamy Lime Slaw
    Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Dan Becker

    Creamy Lime Slaw

    Add more zesty, fresh flavor to creamy slaw with lime juice, lime zest and cilantro.
  • Jicama Slaw
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    Jicama Slaw

    In addition to shredded cabbage and bell pepper, this coleslaw features thinly sliced jicama—a root vegetable with a thin brown skin and a crisp white flesh. It has a sweet nutty flavor that’s good both raw and cooked.
  • Santa Fe Slaw
    Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon

    Santa Fe Slaw

    This Southwestern-style slaw features shredded cabbage along with torn spinach, shredded jicama, tomatoes, and chipotle peppers.
  • Cabbage Slaw
    Photo: Levi Brown; Styling: Thom Driver

    Cabbage Slaw

    Get back to the basics with this easy slaw featuring thinly sliced radishes and fresh mint. Instead of a creamy dressing, it’s tossed with a citrusy vinaigrette.
  • Cabbage and Apple Slaw
    Photo: Beatriz Da Costa

    Cabbage and Apple Slaw

    Bring fruit to the table as a surprise ingredient in this colorful cole slaw recipe. The crunch of the ripe apple perfectly complements the bite of the crisp cabbage. Chill before serving to let the flavors blend.

  • Crunchy Buttermilk Coleslaw

    Crunchy Buttermilk Coleslaw

    Creamy buttermilk and fragrant fresh ginger lend bold flavor to this crunchy side. It's the perfect foil to spicy barbecue sauces.
  • Crunchy Broccoli Slaw

    Crunchy Broccoli Slaw

    Making eating vegetables fun by loading broccoli florets with crumbled bacon, red onion, raisins, honey, and white balsamic vinegar. Hope for leftovers with this dish–it's even better the next day.
  • Chipotle Coleslaw
    Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto

    Chipotle Coleslaw

    Touched with a tad of smoky heat, and sweetened with a spoonful of molasses, this savory slaw is the ideal topping for a pulled pork sandwich.
  • Carrot-Pineapple Slaw
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Carrot-Pineapple Slaw

    Pineapple, raisins, and carrots combine for a sweet, mellow treat that looks like a burst of sunshine on the plate.
  • Asian Coleslaw

    Asian Coleslaw

    A savory combination of crunchy cabbage and crisp daikon radish dressed with a creamy, Asian-inspired dressing, this coleslaw is a killer accompaniment for grilled pork or fish.
  • Three-Pepper Slaw
    Lee Harrelson

    Three-Pepper Slaw

    Bell peppers deliver both succulence and a satisfying crunch, which is why they make such an inspired addition to this traditional cabbage slaw. A tiny bit of chopped jalapeño adds a touch of heat.
  • New-Fashioned Apple and Raisin Slaw
    Howard L. Puckett

    New-Fashioned Apple and Raisin Slaw

    The clean, fresh taste of apple works magic when mixed with shredded cabbage and carrots and tossed in creamy dressing updated with a spoonful of balsamic vinegar.
  • Sichuan Strawberry Slaw
    Christina Schmidhofer

    Sichuan Strawberry Slaw

    Crisp Chinese cabbage sets the stage for this fruited slaw that gets its distinct flavor from soy sauce, five-spice powder, crystallized ginger, almonds, and sesame oil. The addition of strawberries and spinach makes this so much more than just a cabbage salad.
  • Poppy Seed Fruited Slaw
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Poppyseed Fruited Slaw

    Adding a pop of fruity flavor, grapes and oranges prove that they're the life of the party in this nutty cabbage slaw.
  • Sweet and Sour Slaw
    Photo: Karry Hosford

    Sweet and Sour Slaw

    This 6-ingredient slaw is an easy vinegar-dressed version of this summertime favorite. Light, crisp, and refreshing, it'll be your go-to side for barbecues, picnics, and family reunions.
  • Thai Cabbage Slaw
    Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Thai Cabbage Slaw

    This tart, spicy slaw slips in a novel ingredient: peanut butter. The nuttiness complements Thai ingredients like chile and cilantro, and is devastatingly delicious when paired with marinated flank steak.
  • <p>Crisp Chickpea Slaw</p>

    Crisp Chickpea Slaw

    The addition of chickpeas to this reduced-fat cabbage-carrot slaw adds texture as well as protein.
  • Broccoli Slaw

    Broccoli Slaw

    This sweet-and-crunchy broccoli slaw is a terrific dish to take to a potluck after a busy day because you can make it the night before.

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