Keto Coleslaw Dressing (Low Carb, Keto)

Keto Coleslaw Dressing (Low Carb, Keto)This keto coleslaw dressing recipe was passed down from my great grandmother to my mother. I now make it at least once a week to eat on my giant, Bearish coleslaw salads and is simply adapted it to be a low carb/keto/sugar-free variation. I use stevia but you can adapt this to use the sweetener of your choice. It is light with the perfect combination of tang from the apple cider vinegar and sweet from the stevia. As for adjusting the salt and pepper, I do adjust the dressing itself but when I add it to the coleslaw, I typically add quite a bit more salt and pepper since the cabbage itself needs a little boost.

People often ask me what I ate in the year that I lost over 140 pounds and this is it! I ate a lot of coleslaw with this particular dressing. I mean I really ate a whole lot of it! Giant bowls! This dressing is perfect over the cabbage and that cabbage will fill your stomach up like nothing else. It provides you with a great combination of micro-nutrients at the same time. It’s crazy because I am not even tired of it after all of these many months. I even crave it, still. You need to try it if you haven’t.

To make this a successful keto coleslaw dressing, you need to be mindful of the carbohydrates in both your mayonnaise and in your sour cream. Mayonnaise manufacturers have taken to add sugars to their products even though mayonnaise traditionally was a zero-carb food. Check the labels. Likewise, check that sour cream. You will find lower carb sour creams among the full fat options.

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Keto Coleslaw Dressing Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise. (Read labels. Choose a low carb option.)
  • 1 cup sour cream. (Read labels. Choose a low carb option.)
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar.
  • Stevia (or other sweetener) to taste.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.

Keto Coleslaw Dressing Steps

  1. Add mayonnaise, sour cream, and apple cider vinegar to a bowl.
  2. Blend well.
  3. Add stevia (or other sweetener) to taste.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.

This amount of dressing will top the coleslaw from a large head of cabbage very generously. It may be too much, depending on your preferences. Add about half at first and stir it into your cabbage. Add more if desired. Any extra will keep for a couple of weeks in your refrigerator.

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Keto Coleslaw Salad Dressing

This is a light coleslaw dressing, tangy and sweet, low carb and keto to boot!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword keto coleslaw
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 247 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • Stevia
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Add mayonnaise, sour cream, and apple cider vinegar to a bowl.
  2. Blend well.
  3. Add stevia (or other sweetener) to taste.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Nutrition Facts
Keto Coleslaw Salad Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 247 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 26mg9%
Sodium 201mg9%
Potassium 46mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

I make this keto coleslaw dressing regularly, probably weekly, and use it on green salads and in foods like tuna salad. It is a staple in my kitchen! Find some of my thoughts on intermittent fasting meal ideas, including “the big salad,” with this very keto coleslaw dressing. You can also find the Eat Like a Bear! book, right here.

About the Author Amanda Rose, Ph.D.

Amanda Rose, Ph.D. lives in the Giant Sequoia National Monument with her husband and two sons. She founded the Eat Like A Bear website to support the awesomely inspiring community on Facebook, Eat Like A Bear!

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