Rainbow Cole Slaw


Rainbow Cole Slaw

A vibrant and crunchy coleslaw featuring a variety of colorful vegetables, tossed in a tangy and creamy dressing. This side dish adds a burst of color and freshness to any meal. Rainbow Cole Slaw is not only visually appealing but also brings a delightful mix of flavors and textures to your table. It's a fantastic choice for barbecues, picnics, potlucks, or any meal where you want to add a pop of color and freshness.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8


For the Slaw

  • 4 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, freshly chopped (optional)
  • ½ cup toasted almond slivers or sesame seeds for extra crunch (optional)

For the Dressing

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded green cabbage, shredded purple cabbage, grated carrots, sliced red and yellow bell peppers, thinly sliced red onion, chopped parsley, and chopped cilantro (if using).
  • In a separate small bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, apple cider vinegar, honey or maple syrup, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Adjust the sweetness and seasoning to taste.
  • Pour the dressing over the vegetable mixture in the large bowl.
  • Toss the vegetables and dressing together until well-coated. Make sure the dressing is evenly distributed throughout the slaw.
  • If using, sprinkle the chopped toasted almonds or sunflower seeds over the top of the slaw for an extra layer of texture.
  • Allow the Rainbow Cole Slaw to chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving. This allows the flavors to meld and the slaw to become even more delicious.
  • Serve the Rainbow Cole Slaw as a colorful and refreshing side dish alongside grilled meats, sandwiches, or other main dishes.
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