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Lemon Coleslaw Recipe

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Looking for a simple and delicious side dish to accompany your summer meals? Look no further than this zesty Lemon Coleslaw Recipe! Made with fresh cabbage, crunchy carrots, and a tangy dressing of lemon and honey, this coleslaw is a refreshing twist on the classic dish.

It’s quick and easy to make, and perfect for serving alongside grilled meats or as a topping for sandwiches and tacos. Plus, with its bright and sunny flavors, it’s sure to be a hit at your next summer barbecue or picnic. Try this lemon coleslaw dressing that goes perfectly with this recipe!

So grab your ingredients and get ready to enjoy this flavorful and refreshing dish!

lemon coleslaw recipe perfect for summer parties and bbq

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What makes this recipe different from traditional coleslaw?

This lemon coleslaw recipe adds a zesty twist to traditional coleslaw by incorporating a tangy lemon dressing made with fresh lemon juice and honey.

Can I use pre-shredded coleslaw mix instead of chopping my own?

Yes, using pre-shredded coleslaw mix can save time and effort in the preparation process. Just be sure to look for a mix that includes both cabbage and carrots for the best results.

Can I make this lemon coleslaw recipe in advance?

You can make this coleslaw up to a day in advance. Simply store it covered in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve. Preferable store it in an airtight glass container to reduce cross contamination and food odours from previous storage.

Main dishes to serve with this lemon coleslaw recipe

This coleslaw is versatile and pairs well with a variety of summer dishes. This list of dishes is sure to provide some inspiration and help you create the ultimate summer meal.

From grilled meats to seafood dishes and vegetarian options, these dishes are all delicious and pair perfectly with the refreshing flavors of lemon coleslaw. So fire up the grill, gather your ingredients, and get ready to create a mouth-watering feast that your friends and family will love!

Yield: 6 Servings of 1/2 cup each

Lemon Coleslaw Recipe

lemon coleslaw recipe for summer picnic and bbq

Looking for a refreshing twist on classic coleslaw? Look no further than this delicious and zesty lemon coleslaw recipe! With its tangy and bright flavors, this coleslaw is perfect for any summer barbecue or picnic.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • lemon coleslaw dressing
  • 2/3 cup fat free mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 2 packets stevia
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • 1 bag of 14 oz bag coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup shredded carrot


    1. Whisk together ingredients for the dressing and add to coleslaw mix and shredded carrots.
    2. Chill for at least 2 hours
    3. Just before serving add 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice and still well before serving

    Nutrition Information



    Serving Size


    Amount Per Serving Calories 51Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 2mgSodium 72mgCarbohydrates 6gFiber 1gSugar 4gProtein 1g

    As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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