Keto Coleslaw

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Keto coleslaw is a great side dish for BBQs, potlucks or when you are feeding a crowd and trying stay low carb.

Keto coleslaw is one of the easiest keto side dishes you can throw together last minute.

It’s great for a last minute invite to a potluck or when your in-laws come over unexpected for dinner. All of the ingredients are available at your local grocery store. And it will only take you a few minutes to prepare!

This keto coleslaw recipe is also versatile and pairs nicely with keto BBQ chicken. You can crank up the heat by adding more hot sauce or sriracha. You can also adjust the level of tang and add more or less vinegar to the coleslaw dressing. Up to you!

Keto Coleslaw Recipe Video

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Keto Coleslaw Ingredients

  • 4 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 4 cups shredded red cabbage
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ½ teaspoon celery seed
  • Pinch of sweetener of choice (I use Swerve)
  • Many dashes of hot sauce or sriracha
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Keto Coleslaw Directions

  • Keto Coleslaw
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    Is Cabbage Keto?

    Cabbage is approved on the keto diet.

    One cup of cabbage has 2.3 grams net carbs. It has lots of vitamin C and vitamin K. It is also very versatile and can be prepared in many ways. Cabbage is also a noodle replacement in many keto recipes.

    Can I prep this recipe ahead of time?

    The dressing for keto coleslaw can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days. The vegetables can be prepped ahead of time and stored in a Ziploc bag in the refrigerator as well. Mix up the dressing with the coleslaw mix just before serving to ensure the cabbage stays crunchy.

    Add In Options For Keto Coleslaw

    Try adding in these ingredients for a variation on classic coleslaw:

    • Strawberries
    • Blueberries
    • Blue Cheese
    • Sliced almonds
    • Poppy seeds
    • Hard-boiled eggs

    How To Cut Cabbage

    • Remove the outside leaves from the cabbage.
    • Cut the cabbage in half. Cut the core out of each half by cutting a “V” shape.
    • Cut the cabbage into quarts and slice each quarter into thin shreds.
    • You can shred the cabbage by hand with a knife or use a mandolin or a food processor with the shredder attachment.

    Nutritional information & Macros

    Nutrition Information

    Keto Coleslaw

    Servings: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 222
    Fat 21.3g
    Protein 1.7g
    Total Carbs 7g
    Net Carbs 4.6g

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