Vegan Coleslaw

  • Author: Just Easy Recipes
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 1x


A delicious vegan coleslaw recipe complete with a creamy cashew nut dressing. 



  • 4 cups shredded cabbage (red or green or a combination)
  • 2 cups grated carrot
  • ½ red onion, diced (for garnish)
  • 23 spring onions, chopped (for garnish)


  • 1 cup cashews – raw or salted, soaked in boiling hot water for 3040 minutes or in cool water overnight)
  • 1/ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vegan honey or maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons English mustard
  • 1 ½ tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • ½ teaspoon celery salt or plain salt
  • Black pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the dressing first – Soak the cashews for 30-40 minutes in boiling hot water or in cool water overnight. Drain well and then place in a blender, along with the other dressing ingredients and blend on high until all ingredients have turned into a creamy dressing. Add a little water if the dressing is too thick.
  2. In a large bowl, add the shredded cabbage and the grated carrot and pour the dressing over and toss to combine.
  3. Top with diced red onion and slices of spring onions or edible flowers. Enjoy!