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Easy Coleslaw

What you need: 

1 (16-ounce) package pre-cut coleslaw mix (in refrigerated produce section)
6 ounces vegan mayonnaise
2 tablespoons agave nectar
2 tablespoons lemon juice (or rice wine vinegar for Asian style)
1-1/2 tablespoons fresh horseradish (you can buy this in a jar)
1 teaspoon sesame oil (optional, for Asian style)
1 tablespoon sesame seeds (optional, for Asian style)
pinch pepper
pinch salt (optional)

What you do: 

1. Combine ingredients. a. Traditional Style: Combine all ingredients in a bowl, using lemon juice as the acid and omitting the sesame oil and sesame seeds; toss to thoroughly combine. b. Asian Style: Combine all ingredients in a bowl, using rice wine vinegar as the acid and adding sesame oil and sesame seeds; toss to thoroughly combine.
2. Chill prior to serving.

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes + 1 hour
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
4 to 6
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SO HOW'D IT GO?

Very delicious! I used honey instead of agave nectar and made the asian version. I didn't have any horseradish so I omitted that. I used more sesame seeds for the crunch. Even good the second day! I don't know what size package coleslaw mix you used. Mine was 6 ounces and I used a bit less mayo than the recipe called for. I also put a bit of hot pepper flakes because I like it spicy. Thanks for a great recipe!

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This was easy! I bought a fairly large bag of coleslaw mix, so I halved the recipe since I was only using half the bag. With half the bag and half the dressing, the mixture was a little too wet for my taste, so I just added some more of the coleslaw mix until I got it just right. I made this the traditional way, so I used lemon juice instead of vinegar and omitted the sesame oil. I also omitted the horseradish because I can't have spicy food. All in all, this was a very quick and easy dish. It kind of reminded me of KFC coleslaw a little bit (which I loved, so that's a compliment!)  :)

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