Lower-Fat Coleslaw

Lower-Fat Coleslaw

Mandy 2

"I've been trying to create a coleslaw dressing with the lowest possible fat intake. This is as low as I could go without taking away the flavor. It's a family favorite and we use it with all kinds of meals, in wraps, in sandwiches, with burgers, and as a side during BBQs."


2 h 30 m servings 56 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 56 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 362 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk mayonnaise, low-fat milk, white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, sugar, and salt together in a bowl and allow dressing to stand while preparing vegetables, about 20 minutes.
  2. Pour dressing over cabbage, onion, and carrot in a large salad bowl and toss to combine. For best flavor, refrigerate slaw at least 2 hours to overnight.
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  1. 18 Ratings


While I love the idea of a lower-fat coleslaw...this recipe is a good base for add on's. The recipe was easy to follow, quick to put together. But where I found lacking, is spice. While it had a...

This was good for a lower fat, healthier option. I didn't add the milk (didn't have any), but still coated the cabbage lightly. I agree with other reviewers that you need to add some other sea...

Absolutely FABULOUS!

Seemed like way too much salt to me. It was good otherwise and I love a low fat option. I'd definitely make it again, just with way less salt.

Very dry if made exactly step by step, we added four more tablespoons of mayo (low fat) and it was moist then with an extra sprinkle of sugar to cut the tartness, but otherwise great

I followed this recipe but added 2 tablespoons of dill relish (will add more next time) and used a store bought bag of broccoli slaw instead of cabbage. This was great and even my husband liked ...

I modified this a bit by using plain yogurt instead of mayonnaise and did not use any milk. It was good. Next time I will add more seasoning to it

I understand most cole slaw recipes call for some type of vinegar, but to my husband and I, it tasted like vinegar. I did add your typical celery seed and celery salt, as I don't think a cole s...

really awesome! I didn't have lemon juice, but it turned out amazing. Love how the flavors mix with the cabbage!