4th July purple coleslaw recipe

July 3, 2019

4th July purple coleslaw recipe

BBQ season is officially here and I for one am pumped! Sometimes it gets a bit boring having the same food every year, so why not put a twist on your traditional coleslaw with my Mum’s purple coleslaw recipe? Surprise your guests with this whimsical yet delicious homemade coleslaw! Is it unicorn food? It could be to the kids coming to your BBQ this summer!

You may also be interest in my American Buttermilk Pancake recipe.

PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly

I’ve had the pleasure of spending two 4th of Julys in the States and have had a blast! The first time we were in Waikiki, Hawaii and it was such a joy walking through the local parks and seeing families and friends cooking up a storm on their BBQs. I hope you all have a great summer filled with good food!

PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 1

This really quick and minimal ingredient coleslaw is a great addition to your summer BBQ and takes very little time to make.

Ingredients

1 small red cabbage

1 red onion

6 tbsp mayonnaise

Salt and Pepper

A handful of garlic chives

You may also be interested in my Perfect Pitcher of Pimm’s recipe for the ideal cocktail to accompany your BBQ!

PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 2

Equipment

Sharp knife

Tablespoon

Chopping board

Mixing bowl

Serving bowl

Method

1. Cut the cabbage in half so it’s easier to handle.

2. Finely slice each half of the cabbage and add to your mixing bowl.

PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 3

3. Peel and finely chop the onion and add to the cabbage.

You may also be interested in my Thanksgiving pumpkin pie recipe.

PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 4
PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 5

4. Finely chop the garlic chives and add to the cabbage, leaving a few behind for garnishing.

PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 3 1
PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 7

5. Add six tablespoons of mayonnaise to the cabbage mixture and stir through.

PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 6
PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 1 1

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 2 1

7. Spoon out the coleslaw into a serving bowl and sprinkle the garlic chives on top.

PFHPurpleColeslawRecipe4thJuly 3 2

One small cabbage can make a surprisingly large amount of coleslaw so if you and your guests don’t manage to finish it, it will be good for another week if kept covered in fridge.

Enjoy!

Aloha, Gabriella

Pin this post

Leave a Reply

Get Sharing

Recent posts

How to make vegetable broth, stock or bouillon with vegetable scraps Recipe blog post sustainable living low-waste save money Postcards from Hawaii travel lifestyle blog
Step-by-step guide for how to make vegetable broth, stock or bouillon from frozen veg scraps to save money and prevent food waste.
Things to do in Leavenworth, WA, in winter for a day out in Christmastown, USA.
Postcards from Hawaii travel lifestyle blog, How to make Christmas flavoured gin infused with Christmas spices, cocktail recipes, Christmas negroni, martini, gin tonic, bramble, French 75 recipe
Christmas Spirit: a recipe for homemade infused gin with Christmas spices plus cocktail recipes for ways to serve this Christmas flavoured gin during the holidays.
A list of the best stores for where to buy Christmas decorations in Vancouver, Canada, and what each one is particularly good for.
Postcards from Hawaii Travel Lifestyle blog 20 best things to do in Vancouver during the Christmas holidays Canada
20 best things to do in Vancouver during the Christmas holidays. All the best Christmas activities in Vancouver to get you into the holiday spirit.
Postcards from Hawaii travel lifestyle blog FREE things to do in Vancouver at Christmas during the holidays
Vancouver is expensive so this holiday season I’m helping you save money with these 8 FREE things to do in Vancouver at Christmas.

Save for later

Create an account so you can save your favourite blog posts

Instagram

More Like This

How to make vegetable broth (stock or bouillon) with vegetable scraps

January 19, 2023

How to spend a day in Bavarian Village, Leavenworth: Christmastown USA

December 15, 2022

How to make Christmas flavoured gin infused with Christmas spices (with cocktail recipes)

December 8, 2022

Where to buy Christmas decorations in Vancouver, Canada

December 1, 2022

20 best things to do in Vancouver during the Christmas holidays

November 24, 2022

FREE things to do in Vancouver at Christmas

November 17, 2022

5 delicious ways to use up Thanksgiving and Christmas leftovers

November 3, 2022

Loaded creamed corn side dish recipe

October 13, 2022

The best sail charter in Vancouver, Orca Wind

August 25, 2022

PFH 5 Faves: August 2022

August 18, 2022