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Prep: 15 min
Cook: 0 min
Total: 1 hr 15 min
Servings: 6

Classic coleslaw recipe using shredded cabbage and carrots, mixed with vegan mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, and a few spices. Terrific in a barbecue plate, as a burger topper, or to complement any savory lunch. No cooking required!

Author Every Vegan Recipe
by Every Vegan Recipe
Recipe Ingredients

Ingredients & Directions

Recipe Ingredients


Yield: Coleslaw (6 Servings)
Needed Kitchenware: Mixing bowls, refrigerator
  • 3 cups green cabbage, cored and finely shredded
  • 1 cup red cabbage, cored and finely shredded
  • 1 cup carrot, finely shredded
  • ½ cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp celery seed
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of black pepper
Recipe Directions


  • Prepare the cabbage and carrot in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, add together the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Add the sauce to the vegetables and mix very well until the vegetables are thoroughly coated. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving.

Substitutions: You can substitute the vinegar for equal parts lemon juice for a total of 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.

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Recipe nutrition

Nutritional Information

Yield: Coleslaw
Servings: 6
Information per serving:
Energy: 143.2 kcal
Carbohydrate: 9.1 g
Protein: 1.3 g
Fiber: 2.2 g
Sugar: 5.7 g
Fat: 11.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1 g
Polyunsatured Fat: 0.1 g
Omega-3: 1.1 g
Omega-6: 0 g
Saturated Fat: 0.7 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Choline: 12.1 mg 3% DV
Folate: 29.3 µg 7% DV
A: 171.9 IU 25% DV
B1: 0.1 mg 6% DV
B2: 0.1 mg 5% DV
B3: 0.4 mg 3% DV
B5: 0.2 mg 4% DV
B6: 0.1 mg 11% DV
B12: 0 mg 0% DV
C: 36.8 mg 49% DV
D: 0 IU 0% DV
E: 0.3 mg 2% DV
K: 47.1 µg 52% DV
Calcium: 41.8 mg 4% DV
Copper: 0 mg 3% DV
Iron: 0.6 mg 3% DV
Magnesium: 14 mg 4% DV
Manganese: 0.2 mg 11% DV
Phosphorus: 29.8 mg 4% DV
Potassium: 219.2 mg 5% DV
Selenium: 0.6 µg 1% DV
Sodium: 146.1 mg 10% DV
Zinc: 0.2 mg 3% DV

Please note nutritional information varies dependent on agricultural conditions, consistency in manufacturing processes, and honesty in reporting. We cannot accurately report on the amount of harmful chemicals or beneficial plant constituents that might be present in these ingredients. We cannot report on the content of material added during the cooking process. We cannot guarantee if the vitamins present are natural or synthetic. We make no guarantees to the accuracy of this information and continue to suggest purchasing organic, high-quality, fresh ingredients from local, trusted sources. Where possible, we use non-fortified ingredients to calculate the nutrition. We do not include optional ingredients. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet and values come regulated from the FDA. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your needs.

Tips, Suggestions, Photos, & More Information

easy vegan classic coleslaw ingredients

Coleslaw is a beloved side dish that can be found at almost any outdoor gathering or BBQ. Its popularity stems from the fact that it is not only delicious, but also incredibly versatile. It can be used as a side dish to accompany a main course, or as a topping for sandwiches and burgers.

The great thing about coleslaw is that it is a dish that can be easily adapted to suit individual preferences. There are many variations of coleslaw, from the classic creamy version to the tangy vinegar-based slaw. This vegan coleslaw recipe is a perfect example of how a classic dish can be transformed into a plant-based alternative, without sacrificing any flavor or texture.

easy vegan classic coleslaw

What makes this vegan coleslaw so great is that it tastes exactly the same as the original version, but without the use of any animal products. The combination of finely shredded green and red cabbage, along with the addition of shredded carrot, provides a satisfying crunch and sweetness to the dish. The vegan mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, sugar, celery seed, mustard powder, salt, and black pepper come together to create a creamy and tangy dressing that perfectly complements the vegetables.

This vegan coleslaw can be served as a side dish, and is perfect for picnics, barbecues, and potlucks. It is also a great topping for sandwiches and burgers, adding an extra layer of flavor and texture. Whether you are vegan or not, this coleslaw recipe is sure to be a hit with anyone who loves a classic coleslaw.

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