Classic coleslaw served with a hog roast

Classic coleslaw

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Prep: 20 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 10

Make a classic coleslaw base then tailor it to your tastes. Apple and cheese work well, plus fennel, celeriac, raisins, spring onions or fresh herbs

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal178
  • fat15g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs7g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre3g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 6 carrots, peeled
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

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

  • 1 small white cabbage
  • large pinch, golden caster sugar
  • 3 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp mustard (any you’ve got)
    Mustard

    Mustard

    muss-tard

    A condiment made by mixing the ground seeds of the mustard plant with a combination of…

  • 200g mayonnaise
  • 1 red apple, cut into matchsticks (optional)
  • 100g cheddar, grated (optional)
    Cheddar

    Cheddar

    Ched-ah

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

Method

  1. Coarsely grate the carrot and finely shred the cabbage (use a food processor with a grating/ slicing blade or do it by hand) and tip into a bowl. Season with salt, then add the sugar and vinegar and toss everything together. Leave for 20 mins for the vegetables to very lightly pickle.

  2. Stir through the mustard and mayonnaise and add any other bits you want to, then serve. Can be made a day ahead and chilled.

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