Carrot and Bok Choy Slaw Recipe & 13 Slaw Recipes

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In the summer when there are a lot of fresh vegetables in our garden and at the farmer’s market, one of my favorite ways to enjoy fresh summer vegetables is in a vegetable slaw. Many times when you hear “slaw recipe,” you automatically think of coleslaw drenched in a heavy mayonnaise like dressing. While that’s certainly a great way to enjoy cabbage, there are a lot of slaw recipes that use vegetables other than cabbage (like this bok choy slaw recipe) and don’t include mayonnaise. Mayonnaise is fairly high in fat and isn’t necessarily something I want to eat regularly. Commercially prepared mayonnaise generally has canola oil which I try to avoid.

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This collection has 13 different slaw recipes that will help you use up all those vegetables in the garden and take advantage of the great prices at your local farmer’s market.

Carrot and Bok Choy Slaw Recipe

Bok Choy Slaw Recipe

This Bok Choy Slaw recipe is a delicious, crunchy slaw that includes bok choy, carrots and scallions.  Nothing in the recipe is cooked so it is the perfect summer dish when you don’t want to heat up the oven.  There is also no dairy/eggs in the recipe so it’s suitable for those with allergies.

Yields 8

Carrot and Bok Choy Slaw Recipe

20 minPrep Time

20 minTotal Time

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  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 6 cups (1 lb) thinly slided bok choy (I used a food processor)
  • 2 medium carrots, shredded
  • 2 scallions, sliced thinly


  1. Whisk the vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, mustard and salt in a large bowl until the sugar dissolves. Add the sliced vegetables and mix well. Refrigerate until time to serve.
Recipe Type: Salad

Carrot and Bok Choy Slaw Recipe

Carrot and Bok Choy Slaw Recipe

What type of slaw recipe do you enjoy in the summer? Have you ever tried one with bok choy like this carrot and bok choy slaw recipe?


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  1. Ive never cooked with bok choy but this looks like a really tasty recipe!
  2. Great take on slaw! I always make the same one over and over, I like having fresh ideas!
  3. LOVE bok choy! Looks awesome. 
  4. This looks like a unique recipe. I can't wait to try it!
  5. Nice! I'm always looking for new bok choy recipes!
  6. Looks like a great light recipe to eat when it's really hot out. I'd rather have this than a large meal when summer is here.
  7. That looks like a great slaw. What a great collection of recipes too! 
  8. Amy Desrosiers says:
    This recipe looks very cool and refreshing. I have never tried bok choy, or at least knowingly. There are a few Asian veggies I love in my Chinese medley dish that I don't know exactly what they are. Maybe the celery-like one?
  9. I love slaw, but have never tried anything like this, I will have to make this I am sure my family will love it.
  10. This looks amazing. I absolutely love the colors too, something about summer and bright colors that go perfect together.
  11. There's nothing better than slaw in the summer months, and this one looks delicious. Not only do the ingredients sound yummy, it looks beautiful as well.
  12. My daughter loves bok choy but I never buy it because I don't know many recipes for it. Yours looks great.
  13. The carrot and bok choy salad looks delicious. I am going to send the link to my dad as he loved bok choy. 
  14. I've never had anything like this, but I have to say that I really want to try it!  It sounds very tasty!
  15. I tried an Asian salad the other day. The ingredients were pretty similar. 
  16. I have a weekness for a good slaw recipe and this one sounds amazing... They all look and sound amazing. Thanks for sharing
  17. What a great take on Slaw. I would of never thought of Bok Choy its definitely something I would like to incorporate more. It's amazing for your health. Thank you for sharing.
  18. I think I might actually enjoy carrots again! This looks absolutely delicious! And the perfect summer salad too!
  19. I have been eating carrots alot lately. This looks good!
  20. nicole dz says:
    We grow are own zucchini in our garden so the zucchini carrot slaw looks like a great one to try. They all look so great!
  21. T/hat's very colorful! I don't eat coleslaw but know many people that enjoy it.
  22. Christine says:
    Too funny I just saw a friend post on Facebook that they have never seen anyone eat slaw (Cole or any kind).
  23. Did you say bok choy? Oh that's a fantastic addition to cole slaw, Ellen.
  24. I've never tried anything like this.  It looks great!
  25. What a great way to change-up the normal (boring) coleslaw. I love that you don't use mayo, I can't stand the stuff! 
  26. Wow, this looks awesome -  thanks for sharing again at the #WWDParty!
  27. Thank you so much for sharing your post with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week and come back to see us real soon! Miz Helen
  28. Thanks for linking up with me. I'm featuring you this week!


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