Dumped unceremoniously next to the baked beans and nestled forlornly beside the hot dog, coleslaw used to be nothing more than a soggy mayonnaise delivery system at countless backyard cookouts. These days, it’s gone from dowdy to darling, as chefs use ingredients like broccoli and kale to make on-trend slaws that often add global influences like chili pepper and sesame oil.
Putting coleslaw on the menu
With coleslaw a new must-have on a flavor-forward summer menu, options for ingredients and prep range far beyond traditional green cabbage to include zucchini, carrots, broccoli and even melon. Toppings can include pineapple, apples, bacon, garlic, peppers, chipotle seasonings, mango, avocado and cilantro.
Coleslaw can also serve as more than just a stand-alone side dish. Chefs are adding it to burgers and tacos, including coleslaw inside Panini-style sandwiches, or serving it alongside salsa as a dip for tortilla or pita chips.
Marzetti® Slaw Dressing is an easy way to prepare recipes like Pasta Coleslaw or Red, White and Bleu Slaw. Keep it short and sweet with Marzetti® Hawaiian Slaw as a side or dip for chips, or up your entrée game with Balsamic Pulled Pork Tacos with coleslaw topping or Sweet & Bold Burgers with Hot Pepper Cheese and coleslaw topping.
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Chef Kim Zupfer developed Sriracha Ranch Slaw and Texas Slaw for Garden Fresh Restaurant Corporation’s Sweet Tomatoes and Souplantation concepts. This article in Flavor & the Menu outlines her creative motivation and ingredient list for each recipe.
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