This recipe for creamy red cabbage coleslaw will feed a crowd and look stunning on your table. A summertime favourite and a perfect accompaniment to any barbeque or family gathering.
Serves 12 to 15 as a Side Dish
This recipe is both gluten and dairy free as long as you use a dairy free whole egg mayonnaise.
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*The Nutrition Facts label above should be used as a guide only. The amounts can change depending on the brands you use. To reduce the fat content always try to buy reduced fat products and lean meat when you can afford it. Look for reduced salt products and low sugar without artificial sugar replacements.
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Save money by growing your own red cabbages. They grow during the cooler months in temperate regions and during the warmer months in cooler areas. Try this Cabbage Growing guide for more information.
It is cheaper to make your own salad dressing from scratch. Buy mayonnaise in bulk to save money then mix one tablespoon with a teaspoon of vinegar. Add your choice of seasonings such as pepper, garlic or Dijon mustard.
Coleslaw is a budget friendly dish for big gatherings and time friendly as it can be made ahead of time. Try this recipe for a Dairy Free Potato Bake or an Aussie Potato Bake to have with your next barbeque. You might also like this Creamy Kohlrabi and Carrot Slaw.
This guide to Creating Budget Friendly Meals covers everything from planning to making the most of in season vegetables and meat to using raw ingredients to create healthy and nutritious meals which cost less to make. A little forethought can save you a great deal of money over the course of the year.
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