How to Make the Best Creamy Coleslaw

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The next time you are having the gang over or are planning a barbecue then take note of this coleslaw recipe from the kitchen of Heidi. Healthy coleslaw recipes are a great way to eat cabbage while trying to keep the dressing as healthy as possible. Most coleslaws have creamy dressing like this one but you can still have a great slaw by making a healthy coleslaw dressing recipe. Use extra virgin olive oil and vinegar as the dressing and this could be considered a healthy coleslaw dressing recipe. Creamy versions of dressing are not a bad idea since they make the slaw rich and decadent but your body might not appreciate the added cream. Any healthy coleslaw recipe will exclude creamy sauce but you can still make the texture creamy by simply adding more extra virgin olive oil thus making the offering wetter and this will give the slaw a creamier texture without the use of mayonnaise or any other fatty ingredient. Any healthy coleslaw recipe can be made and you don’t have to add mayo or any other artery-clogging ingredient just to make the coleslaw appear creamy. There are many healthy coleslaw recipes out there that do not add mayonnaise so don’t think you can’t make the offering creamy without using mayo or other cream based sauces.

Cabbage is the main ingredient in coleslaw and f you consider the low fat content and the high fiber then you can easily enjoy this salad without the necessity of feeling that you are eating something unhealthy for you and you prospective diners. The addition of carrots and other ingredients make these type of salads a great addition to any meal. Cabbage comes in many different varieties and depending on the ingredients you choose to add then you can easily choose one of the many varieties.

Napa cabbage is a longer and slenderer variety and makes a great Asian inspired coleslaw. Just add some bamboo chutes to your slaw and also add some sesame oil and you will have a great salad to go along with your Asian inspired meat or veggie you decide to cook. The beauty of the coleslaw salad lies in the many varieties of cabbage and the many types of ingredients and spices that can inspire you to make unique coleslaws. Never feel that you cannot try a new ingredient that you may have never heard being added to slaw since you might be coming up with the next big craze. Be inspired by recipes and allow them to free your creativity.

Heidi’s recipe for coleslaw keeps the ingredients pretty simple so that gives you the chance to add something you like to make the recipe more of you own personal choice. You can add some raisins or nuts and if you are feeling fancy then add some crabmeat and make it a meal in itself. Thanks to Heidi of Foodie Crush Blog for this yummy How to Make the Best Creamy Coleslaw Recipe and bon apetit.**

Nutrition: How to Make the Best Creamy Coleslaw from Foodie Crush
Ingredients: Coleslaw mix, sugar, salt, mayonnaise, cider vinegar, celery salt, pepper, green onion, parsley.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings *Per Serving: Calories 233, Calories from Fat 154, Total Fat 17.1g 26%, Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%, Cholesterol 11mg 4%, Sodium 782mg 33%, Potassium 175mg 5%, Carbohydrates 20.8g 7%, Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%, Sugars 5.8g, Protein 1.5g, Calcium 4%, Iron 5%

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