Gwyneth Paltrow Cooking Series #18: Easy Vegan Deli-Style Cole Slaw

Cole Slaw

I have to admit, I usually buy cole slaw. I know it is easy to make, but, in my mind, it is just as easy to buy so why not do that instead? I’ll also admit that since I rarely make it I have never taken the time to find a recipe for it that I really like. When I saw Gwyneth’s recipe for it I knew it was time to give it a try. I already had some cabbage in the fridge and the rest of the ingredients were easy enough to procure. I even followed her instructions precisely and used Veganaise. I am not a huge mayonnaise fan so I was hoping that this might prove a worthy substitute and I think it actually was. The taste was slightly different than mayonnaise, but no less creamy. Whipped together with the vinegar it gave the slaw the smooth taste and texture I associate with deli fare and proved a worthy side dish to our (very un-vegan) burgers. I think this recipe is going to stay with me now. I am pleased with Vegenaise and plan to use it in more dishes, too.

Vegan Deli-Style Cole Slaw

2 cups grated green cabbage

1/2 carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped

1/2 cup vegenaise

2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

2 teaspoons granulated sugar

Place the cabbage in a large bowl and toss with a pinch of salt. Allow to sit for 10 minutes. Add the carrot, vegenaise, vinegar and sugar and stir well. Allow to sit for at least an hour before serving.


Article Posted 7 years Ago

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