Healthy coleslaw

Healthy coleslaw

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(48 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins No cook


Serves 6
Get the kids cooking with this simple coleslaw - they'll be keen to eat it if they've helped out

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal151
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre2g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.15g
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  • 6 tbsp plain yogurt



    Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…

  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1⁄2 white cabbage
  • 2 carrot



    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 1⁄2 onion



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…


  1. Mix the yogurt, mustard and mayonnaise together in a bowl. Then, use a grater attachment on a food processor, or a box grater, to grate the cabbage and carrots. Either grate the onion or chop as finely as you can. Tip all of the vegetables into the bowl and stir through the dressing.

  2. Will keep in the fridge for up to 3 days.

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Comments (58)

dlhackleton's picture

I'm a bit mystified by all the 5* reviews for this - I thought it was very bland and watery-tasting. Next time I'll ditch the yogurt and use mayo only or mayo with vinegar to try and boost the flavour. I think more onion too might liven it up a bit.

bexhep's picture

I'm not a huge fan of coleslaw usually, but as luck would have it, the contents of my fridge contained 2 carrots, a cabbage and an onion - fate obviously. It's quite tasty, the onion isn't overpowering and it;s quite light because of the yogurt, planning to have it for supper with spicy falafals.

daviesalie's picture

I added some chopped apple to mine too. Delicious!

bambi59's picture

I used fat free greek yogurt with reduced fat mayonaise. Liked the coleslaw. Very morish and very healthy!

krissyb's picture

We made this for a BBQ and it was lovely!

slittle's picture

This is great! Quick and easy & adds an extra something to the BBQ food

frosty11's picture

Quick and easy to make and a lovely flavour. Increased the portion sizes as made for a BBQ for 40 people - who didn't leave much! Did as others suggested put in less yoghurt. Will def do this again. So much cheaper than shop bought and nicer too.

geri85's picture

i'm really fussy about coleslaw but found this recipe really tasty and simple! i also used low fat versions of the yogurt and mayo and a food processor was not required, a grater is fine. no more shop-bought coleslaw for my family!

clairemcbride's picture

fab! left out the onion as not a fan of raw onion, but was still lovely and a really nice accompaniment to a variety of summer meals!

homemadesoup's picture

So easy to make!

lisacoppen's picture

Once you have had this shop bought becomes a thing of the past, quick, easy, tasty and healthy what more could you want?

henkjan's picture

Made it yesterday and loved it! Still have loads left so that will go on my ham sandwiches :)

kategilbert's picture

Loved the recipe but then decided to add some salt - big mistake. It is perfect without!

kfurber's picture

This is super easy even without a food processor and tastes delicous! Better than shop bought in my opinion!

stoofadoof's picture

only used 4 tablespoons of yogurt - thanks for tip!
didn't bother with the onion, and used low cal versions of yogurt and mayo to cut down cals a bit... ace to make on a sunday for work lunches the week ahead

zoehill's picture

a very nice recipe, the kids loved helping make it

tracyphil's picture

very tasty but only used 4 table spoons of yogurt as texture was quite soggy instead of crispy.

shezza's picture

very easy and tasty


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