Light and Easy Summer Slaw Recipe

Light and Easy Summer Slaw
Diana Rattray
  • 13 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins,
  • Cook: 1 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
Ratings (20)

This light and delicious cole slaw is more than just a cabbage salad. This refreshing summer slaw is made with a variety of vegetables and a light and easy dressing.

What You'll Need

  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 medium cabbage, chopped
  • 1/2 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 tomato, seeds removed, chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped

How to Make It

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, mustard, sugar, oil, celery seeds, and black pepper; stir to combine.
  2. Bring to a boil; remove from heat.
  3. Combine the chopped vegetables in a large bowl; toss with the hot dressing mixture.
  4. Chill thoroughly before serving, then toss again.

This salad is great with ham, hot dogs, or sausages, and it's a nice light option.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 173
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 54 mg
Carbohydrates 25 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Protein 4 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)