Tangy apple coleslaw

Last time I made the crockpot BBQ shredded chicken I used this amazing coleslaw as the side. BBQ tends to be a little sweet because of all the sugar in the sauce, so something tangy is the perfect accompaniment.

Apple coleslaw

I’m not a fan of the overly soupy commercially made coleslaws so I was excited to discover the dressing for this was the perfect amount.

Coleslaw dressing

Its a simple mix of mayo, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, and a little sugar.

Coleslaw ingredientsI could have bought heads of cabbage but who wants to deal with chopping up that mess? Buy the bagged stuff, you’ll thank me later.

Coleslaw ingredientsWhile coleslaw is generally thought of as a picnic type food I feel like the addition of the apple makes this a perfect fall side dish. Yum!

Tangy Apple Coleslaw

Recipe borrowed from: Allrecipies

  • 3 cups chopped cabbage (use the bagged stuff)
  • 1 red apple, chopped
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, chopped
  • 1 carrot, grated (don’t need if bought bagged mix)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • Splash of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 T fresh lemon juice

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. In a smaller bowl, whisk together last 4 ingredients to taste, adjusting for level of sweetness. Pour dressing over other ingredients and mix until coated well. Makes 6 servings Enjoy!

Nutrition: Calories 120; Total fat 3.0g; Saturated fat 0.0g; Cholesterol 0.0g; Sodium 106.4g; Total carbohydrate 27.4g; Fiber 3.2g; Sugar 20.5g; Protein 1.1g

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