Zesty Coleslaw

Yield: 6 servings

This recipe replaces the mayo and sugar with vinegar and chili sauce – yum! Zesty and crunchy, it’s great as a side salad or topping for fish tacos. Enjoy!

Ingredients for vinaigrette:

  • 1 TB Dijon mustard
  • 3 TB red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sriracha sauce (or other chili sauce)
  • ½ cup olive oil
  1.  Whisk vinaigrette ingredients together. Set aside.

Ingredients for salad:

  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 green bell pepper, julienne
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienne
  • ½ head green cabbage, shredded
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated
  1. Soak red onions in 1 cup red wine vinegar for 20 minutes. Discard vinegar.
  2. Toss red onions with salad ingredients and vinaigrette.


Adapted from food.com, Bakesale Betty Coleslaw

One Response to Zesty Coleslaw

  1. Laurel January 26, 2012 at 6:43 pm #

    This slaw was really tasty especially with the chili sauce. Thanks.

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