When it comes to summer there is nothing quite like a good barbecue. From grilled hot dogs to perfectly cooked burgers from the grill, the meat is the star of the show. However, when it comes to side dishes there is nothing quite like a good coleslaw to round out the menu at your barbecue. Having the right coleslaw at your barbecue can really be a game-changer as this great salad can even turn your greasy hamburger into a well-balanced meal.
Below you will find 15 coleslaw recipes, some are typical while others are a bit unique, and include some vegetables that you may not have thought about. These recipes for coleslaw are just what you needed in order to get through the barbecue season. They are delicious and fun, and perfect for the summer season or any season really as they can be easily made and taken to a potluck all year long.
1. Spicy Jalapeno and Lime Coleslaw
What you need:
½ large green cabbage head, shredded
Red pepper, thinly sliced
½ cup chopped cilantro
Small jalapeno, minced
3 tbsp olive oil
1 ½ tsp ground cumin
In a large bowl combine the cabbage, pepper, cilantro, and jalapeno. Toss to combine. In another bowl mix together the olive oil, cumin, and lime juice. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and add in some salt and pepper to taste. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. Toss again before serving.
This is an easy coleslaw recipe that can easily be adapted to suit your tastes. Add in some extra jalapeno if you want it spicier, or leave it out for a less spicy version. It is perfect served next to a burger or on a fish taco. You can use this tasty coleslaw recipe as a side to almost any dinner that you have made.