5 Ways to Make Your Picnic Slawsome

Grab your picnic basket and cabbage of choice — it’s slaw season! Nothing is better than a refreshing salad on a summer day. Make an unbeetable slaw with roasted cumin seeds and cilantro dressing (picture above) or fire up the grill for slaw with a smoky kick.

Check out four more picnic picks below, which are just a handful of our favorite summer side dishes.

Asian-Style Slaw

Asian flavors like ginger give this dish a tangy twist on the classic slaw.

Roasted Peanut Slaw

Get nutty. Bust out that half-empty jar of peanut butter you’ve been meaning to finish for this smooth and crunchy slaw.

Slaw Pasta

Hungry Girl replaces carbs with broccoli slaw for a lighter version of pasta with marinara sauce.

Tangy Coleslaw with Smoked Corn

Kelsey Nixon’s cabbage with smoked corn and lime juice is a zesty fiesta in your mouth.  

Check out more summer side recipes.

Get more slaw recipes from our friends:
Creative Culinary: Apple and Poppy Seed Coleslaw
The Mediterranean Dish: Mediterranean Coleslaw and Salmon Bowl
The Mom 100: Spicy Coleslaw
The Wimpy Vegetarian: Vegan Mango – Melon Slaw with Ginger and Lime
The Heritage Cook: Variations on Coleslaw – How To Make It Your Own (Gluten-Free)
Taste with the Eyes: Ode to the Fish Taco – Fancy Halibut with Cabbage Slaw
Elephants and the Coconut Trees: Raw Papaya and Green Mango Slaw
Healthy Eats: 7 Summer Slaws That Put the Store-Bought Stuff to Shame
In Jennie’s Kitchen: Fennel & Mint Slaw
FN Dish: 8 Ways to Be in Awe of Slaw