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Summer Coleslaw: The Ultimate Picnic Salad

Summer Coleslaw: The Ultimate Picnic Salad.

Hello friends. Fancy making some tasty coleslaw up for tea?

The ultimate picnic salad, combining white and red cabbage, carrot, red onion and radishes; smothered in a yogurt and herb dressing.

How yummy? A great side dish to any Summer meal in the garden.

Summer Coleslaw: The Ultimate Picnic Salad

Serves : 4-6

Preparation time: 15 minutes


2 carrots, peeled and grated

200g red cabbage, shredded

200g white cabbage, shredded

2 red onions, finely sliced

3 radishes, sliced

200g Rachel’s low fat natural yogurt

2tsp lemon juice

2tbsp olive oil

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp chopped fresh parsley

1 tsp chopped chives

1 tsp chopped mint

Salt and pepper

Summer Coleslaw: The Ultimate Picnic Salad


1.) Add all the vegetables in a large bowl.

2.) In a separate bowl add the yogurt, lemon juice, oil and mustard and mix well.

3.) Add the herbs and mix again.

4.) Season to taste.

5.) Serve immediately.


Try the coleslaw with cold meats, burgers, jacket potato or pizza.

Per Serving:
Protein 3.6g,
Carbs 10.2g,
Fat 13.5g,
Sat Fat 2.3g,
Fibre 3.5g,
Sugar 9.3g,
Salt 0.1g

Cost Per Serving: £0.55

What do you think about this recipe? Do you fancy making it?

Recipe and photo credit by- Rachel’s

Summer Coleslaw: The Ultimate Picnic Salad.

Summer Coleslaw: The Ultimate Picnic Salad

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22 comments so far.

22 responses to “Summer Coleslaw: The Ultimate Picnic Salad”

  1. sue@yujuUK says:

    Perfect, I'm a coleslaw addict…I'll be trying this one at weekend. Much better than the sloppy mayonaise type, thanks. X

  2. Reyna @fashionmist♥ says:

    Looks delish! xx

  3. The mum of all trades says:

    This sounds like the perfect summer dish, really yummy.

  4. Anne says:

    This coleslaw looks delicious! I love it with burgers and it is the perfect addition to summer eating alfresco! I have made a note to join your blog hop on Monday:) Thanks for asking me!~Anne

  5. The View From The Table says:

    Ohh, I really like the look of this and like the addition of radishes too. Great colours!

  6. Megan, The Frugalista Diaries says:

    mmmm looks goodXo Megan

  7. Janice's footsteps says:

    YUM that looks so cool and refreshing I think I just might try this version :}

  8. Pippa W says:

    So delicious looking!

  9. Carolyn says:

    I don't normally like coleslaw but this one looks tasty!Carolyn

  10. SusanKMann says:

    This looks delicious x

  11. Robin says:

    Yum. We love cole slaw but I've never thought to add dijon to the dressing. I'll try it next time :).

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