Sweet and Tangy Southern-Style Coleslaw

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This Sweet and Tangy Southern-Style Coleslaw recipe have just the right amount of tang and sweetness that you are sure to love. The coleslaw dressing is simple, sweet and tangy and this is sure to be the best easy coleslaw recipe you try. You can use a coleslaw mix to save some time, or make your own with a food processor. With simple ingredients like mayonnaise, dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, sugar and celery seeds for just the right amount of flavour. If you are making a coleslaw mix of your own, you can use green cabbage, a bit of purple cabbage for color and some carrots. After this easy coleslaw recipe is prepared, you can refrigerate it for an hour up to two days. You'll want to toss the coleslaw just before serving. You can eat this easy coleslaw recipe as a side dish or on its own, or use it on your pulled pork sandwich recipe idea.

Cabbage is the main ingredient in some of the best slaw recipes, but you can use cabbage in all sorts of recipes. With cabbage colors like green, white and purple cabbage is full of anthocyanins, which have been proven to have anti-carcinogenic properties. So adding cabbage into your diet is a healthy idea. You can use cabbage in fish tacos, bean burrito ideas, baked mahimahi, stir fry recipes, soups and more. Not only does cabbage add life to all sorts of recipe ideas but is is also good if you are trying to watch your weight. Cabbage is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, and also a good source of dietary fiber. Cabbage is also a good source of floats, which especially important for pregnant mothers. Cabbage is also full of vitamin C and vitamin K which are important for keeping your bones and body healthy. Vitamin C may help your body develop resistance against infectious harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals. And vitamin K is important in the diet as it makes your bone stronger, healthier and may help to delay osteoporosis. Eating cabbage is a bit like taking a multi-vitamin. Like other green vegetables, cabbage is good source of essential vitamins like riboflavin, pantothenic acid, and thiamin. Cabbage is a natural source of electrolytes and minerals like potassium, calcium, manganese, phosphorous, iron and magnesium, which can help control blood pressure and heart rate. Iron is required for red blood cell formation and is another important mineral for expecting mothers as it helps in avoiding anemia. Cabbage is also the main ingredient in sauerkraut recipes which if unpasteurized and uncooked, is a recipe that contains live lactobacilli and beneficial microbes and is rich in enzymes. The dietary fiber and probiotics help to improve digestion and promote the growth of healthy bowel flora, protecting against many diseases of the digestive tract.

Apple cider vinegar is a good ingredient to use in salad dressing recipes, but can also be used in recipes like marinades, chutneys and as a food preservative. Apple cider vinegar is made by crushing apples and squeezing out the liquid. Apple cider vinegar may help with a variety of natural cures, natural health remedies and home remedies and natural cures. Thank you to Mary at the Barefeet in The Kitchen recipe site for sharing this easy coleslaw recipe for sweet and tangy southern style coleslaw. This is just one of the slaw recipes you will find on the recipe site. Some of the recipes you will find on the site include appetizers, breakfast ideas, main dish, side dish, desserts, snack, salads, gluten free ideas, sandwich recipes and so much more. *

Nutrition Facts for: Sweet and Tangy Southern-Style Coleslaw from Barefeet In The Kitchen
Ingredients: Bag of coleslaw mix, mayonnaise, dijon mustard, sugar, kosher salt, fresh grated onion or onion powder, celery seeds.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 182, Calories from Fat 104, Total Fat 11.6g 18%, Saturated Fat 1.7g 8%, Cholesterol 12mg 4%, Sodium 484mg 20%, Potassium 122mg 3%, Carbohydrates 19.1g 6%, Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%, Sugars 6.5g, Protein 1.3g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 31%, Calcium 4%, Iron 4%

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