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vegan coleslaw in a salad bowl tossed with creamy dressing

Absolute Best Vegan Coleslaw!

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5 from 2 reviews

  • Author: Verna
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This Vegan Coleslaw recipe is quick & easy to make with classic ingredients. A delicious and healthy vegan slaw full of crunchy cabbage, apples and the best creamy, tangy dressing. Perfect side salad for your next Bbq or potluck! Gluten free.


  • 3 and 1/2 - 4 cups green cabbage, cored and finely sliced
  • 1 cup red cabbage, cored and finely sliced
  • 1 cup carrots, grated
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped ( green parts only)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped ( I used Gala)
  • 1/4-1/3 cup mixed seeds, (like sunflower and pumpkin seeds) (optional)


  • 1/3 cup Vegan mayonnaise ( I use Vegenaise)
  • 2 tablespoons dill pickle juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar or maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • salt to taste


  1. Mix all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and set aside
  2. Add the finely sliced green and red cabbage, grated carrot, chopped apples, green onions and parsley, and seeds ( if using) to a large bowl.
  3. Pour in the dressing and mix everything until combined. Season with salt and pepper if necessary.
  4. Enjoy!
  5. Great side salad perfect for a potluck or Bbq! Try it with my Vegan Burger or Vegan Tuna sandwiches ?


  • Will keep in the fridge for 3-5 days
  • You can substitute equivalent amount of bagged coleslaw for the cabbage and carrots if you like.
  • Nutritional Chart was calculated without the mixed seeds.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Salads, Gluten free,
  • Method: mixing bowl
  • Cuisine: American, Canadian