Thursday, July 14, 2011

Lemon Coleslaw




Here is a refreshing summery coleslaw that was super tasty.  I love lemons and this was an awesome way to use one. I often buy a big bag of lemons at Costco and the kids are always asking me if they can squeeze the lemons. Who am I to deny them such pleasure?  Now...if I can only get them to clean up their mess afterwards...



Lemon Coleslaw Recipe
Adapted from One Perfect Bite

2 tbsp. sour cream, light
1 tbsp. mayo, light
1/2 tsp. lemon zest
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. sugar
2 tbsp. water
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 lb. coleslaw mix
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1/4 cup parsley (I didn't have this but it would be good!)

Whisk together the sour cream, mayo, zest, lemon juice, sugar, water, salt and pepper in a large bowl.  Add the cabbage mix, onions and parsley and toss well.  Chill, covered for about an hour before serving.

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10 comments:

  1. What a great summer side dish. I cannot wait to give it a try. Come over and visit us and check out our bruschetta recipe today!

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  2. I've never had a lemoney cole slaw....sounds great!

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  3. My kids love squeezing lemons too. :)
    This recipe looks refreshing and super summery.

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  4. What a fresh change from the normal coleslaw recipe! Sounds delicious!!

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  5. That coleslaw sounds so good ... I love citrus fruits in savoury recipes.

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  6. Looks delish!

    We'd love you to share your recipes with us at
    Simply Delish Saturday

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  7. I've never heard "refreshing" used to describe cole slaw but with all this lemon, yours must be!

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  8. I am going to make this one - I am not a fan of overly mayo coleslaws, love lemons to!

    Hope you have a great weekend Debbi!

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  9. I'm visiting from Foodie Friday and Fresh Food Friday as well. Lovely slaw full of fresh flavors. Love the combination of the sour cream to lighten it up.
    Sam

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  10. Hi Debbi,
    I love lemons and this coleslaw looks awesome! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week. Have a great week end!
    Miz Helen

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