Photo: Karry Hosford
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Cool and crisp: a choice complement to the Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice. Try varying the slaw by adding slices of Granny Smith or Pink Lady apples to give it a slightly sweet and sour flavor and a crunchy bite.

How to Make It

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until sugar dissolves. Add coleslaw and onions to vinegar mixture; toss to combine. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

mrscrazyed's Review

September 18, 2011
This is a wonderful coleslaw that doesn't call for mayonnaise -- extremely healthy. I make my own coleslaw mix thinning slicing either green cabbage or Napa cabbage and combining it with shredded carrot. Other than that, I follow the rest of the recipe exactly. Have not tried it with apples, but don't think they're necessary. This really is an excellent sweet and sour coleslaw as it.

noelle71's Review

April 20, 2013

Moniac's Review

July 18, 2011
Very nice. Simple, clean and fresh tasing. It left the cabbage a little too "raw" tasing for me though. So I added less than a quarter cup of lite mayo and it dampened that raw cabbage flavour leaving the slaw still simple, fresh tasting and quite pleasant.

PauletteinSC's Review

August 28, 2012
It was too vinegary as written. I added some light mayo and some more sugar and then it was good.

golddome's Review

May 16, 2014
I've made this recipe multiple times. It's always a hit ! Easy to make and without mayo. Excellent on top of a pulled pork sandwich !

xspinteach45's Review

April 18, 2012

Laureli's Review

August 14, 2011

NCYankee's Review

June 21, 2009
Try it with golden raisins


April 05, 2015
We liked this a lot.  I used an unfiltered apple cider vinegar from the natural foods store that had a full apple taste (and less sharp vinegary taste), and I think that made the difference.  If it's too sharp for you, you might try rice vinegar, which is very mild as well.

A Favorite

April 12, 2015
I've made this exactly as called for and have had fun playing around with it.  I've switched out vinegars and oils and liked them all.