Advanced search

If cabbage and carrots too carby what do you make your coleslaw with ?

(9 Posts)
craftykits Tue 20-Jan-15 21:59:45

Recipe please if I may.....I love homemade crunchy coleslaw.

PragmaticWench Tue 20-Jan-15 22:04:14

Courgette, celery and apple. Don't use mayonnaise, prefer a vinagrette style dressing or 50/50.

BestIsWest Tue 20-Jan-15 22:12:25

Surely Apple is too carby? Mayo is fine carb wise.

Millli Tue 20-Jan-15 22:42:41

I use red cabbage, carrot, walnuts, celery, spring onions, apple and real mayonnaise.

Longdistance Tue 20-Jan-15 22:44:46

Celeriac and onion?

BIWI Tue 20-Jan-15 22:45:43

There's a recipe on the spreadsheet, in the ubercamp menus for coleslaw that is sufficiently low carb!

Let me see if I can find it.

Apple is definitely out though!

BIWI Tue 20-Jan-15 22:48:56

Here you go:


125g white cabbage (less than 1/4 of a cabbage)
75g carrot (1 medium-sized carrot)
25g shallot (1/2 a banana/echalion shallot)

Slice white cabbage thinly
Grate carrot finely (don't use the largest holes on the grater)
Chop shallot finely

Add oil and wine vinegar - roughly 3 tablespoons oil and 1 tablespoon vinegar, and salt and black pepper. Stir everything well together. Leave for half an hour or so. Just before serving, stir in a tablespoon of mayo.

This will make 2 portions

BIWI Tue 20-Jan-15 22:51:36

It's about 6g carbs per portion - although the mayo you use will also make a difference, as some are carbier than other

BIWI Tue 20-Jan-15 22:52:02

By the way, cabbage is 5g carbs per 100g, so it's not forbidden, just falls outside the list of veg that you should be focussing on

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: