Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
6 serves Serves: 6
Need a quick side dish? This coleslaw is ready to eat in just 10 minutes!


  • 2 apples
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 3/4 long cabbage
  • 3 tbs reduced-fat milk
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 3 tbs low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp sugar


  1. Chop apples, grate carrots and shred cabbage.
  2. Toss apples in lemon juice to prevent browning.
  3. Mix together mayonnaise, milk and sugar to form a dressing.
  4. Toss dressing through cabbage, carrots and apples.

Recipe from Deadly Tucker cookbook (Aborginal & Torres Strait Islander-FOODcents manual, 2006), North Metropolitan Health Service, Department of Health WA, reproduced with permission.

Variation: Spring onion, red or green capsicum or nuts may all be added to vary this basic salad.

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 446 kJ 213 kJ
Protein 2.6 g 1.2 g
Fat, total 3.2 g 1.5 g
— saturated 0.4 g 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 14.6 g 7 g
— sugars 13.7 g 6.5 g
Sodium 104.2 mg 50.2 mg
Fibre 5.1 g 2.4 g

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