Cheese & chive coleslaw

Cheese & chive coleslaw

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(8 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4 - 6
Homemade coleslaw makes the perfect accompaniment to a picnic feast, delicious served with crusty rolls and ham

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal192
  • fat13g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre3g
  • protein11g
  • salt0.74g
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Ingredients

  • 1 white cabbage (about 400g/14 oz)
  • 1 carrot, coarsely grated

    Carrot

    ka-rot

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

  • 1 red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp good-quality mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp low-fat natural yogurt
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 20g pack chives
  • 100g reduced-fat mature cheddar, grated

    Cheddar

    Ched-ah

    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

Method

  1. Cut the cabbage in half, then cut it into quarters. Remove and discard core, then thinly shred cabbage. Put into a large mixing bowl. Add the carrot, onion, mayonnaise, yogurt and mustard. Snip in most of the chives.

  2. Mix coleslaw well with your hands, making sure every bit of salad is coated in the dressing. Season, then cover and chill or serve sprinkled with the cheese and the remaining chives.

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Comments (6)

gwynethuae's picture
5

I have made this once for a buffet and will make again. Everybody loved it and said it was so different ( and better) than supermarket coleslaw. I did use less onion and full fat cheese and Greek yogurt, so maybe that is why it was so good.

saph-saph's picture
3

This got very mixed reviews, wouldn't make it again, but not a disaster!

healthycook's picture
5

A real favourite, delicious and easy to make. I left out the red onion and subsituted spring onions cut finely. I have made it for picnics and lunches at home. The cheese gives it an extra taste (didn't use quite the quantites) and the sauce is great too.
A great recipie.

traywatson's picture
5

Absolutely delicious - so quick and easy to make! Made it for a picnic, but omitted the mustard because I had made some leek and mustard quiches. My friends loved this!

amyfaye388's picture

Just made this now in preparation for our Royal BBQ tomorrow, and I am struggling to put it in the fridge because I can't help but pick at it!! Simply gorgeous, the dressing beats any shop bought coleslaw, I actually added more red onion and a good quality Dijon helps!!

alisoncmason's picture
5

Made this twice now and been really yummy both times. Popular at BBQs! I used less onion and more carrot but this is just personal choice really. Also used a little less cheese and mixed it in. Much nicer than the normal supermarket coleslaw and easy to make too - would always do this in future!

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