Thermomix® Coleslaw with Honey Bacon

Boring coleslaw was yesterday’s news. Today, we present to you the ultimate Coleslaw from the Thermomix® with a fine topping of crispy honey bacon cubes.

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Thermomix® coleslaw with honey bacon

This delicious Coleslaw recipe for the Thermomix® is the secret salad weapon for barbecue parties.

In its homeland of Ireland, England, Australia and the USA, our coleslaw, whose dressing consists of a base of mayonnaise, is mainly served with grilled or fried food. In the southern states of the USA, by the way, coleslaw is very popular. It is favorited as a bread topping, or on sandwiches and burgers.

We knew a wonderful homemade version must be possible, and so, we adapted an alternate version to the famous KFC coleslaw. Our salad dressing is seasoned with a fine horseradish note and sprinkled with crispy bacon tossed in honey. This harmonizes perfectly with the mild, sweet and sour taste that the original KFC recipe brings. Our salad goes down especially well as a bring-along at barbecues or picnics. With this coleslaw, you will certainly be a welcomed guest. 😉

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Best ingredients for coleslaw with the Thermomix®

How to make coleslaw with the Thermomix®:

Cut the cabbage into the right size (about 5 x 5 cm pieces). Using the Thermomix® spatula, the Thermomix® shreds the cabbage and carrots with ease. We put the vegetables aside after shredding and continue with mixing the salad dressing in the Thermomix®.

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Easy cabbage chopping in the Thermomix®

The salad must be marinated for at least three hours. However, it is better if you let it sit overnight, as the consistency and taste will then be even better. Remember to stir the salad well before serving!

Watching your diet and want a lighter coleslaw? Try replacing all or part of the mayonnaise with yogurt (skim milk yogurt or plain yogurt). If you also want to replace the sugar, go for stevia or Xucker Light (erythritol). Also suitable for a slim waist-line is our raw broccoli vegetable salad from the Thermomix®.

By the way: 200 g of white cabbage packs 94 mg of vitamin C which covers almost all of the daily requirement.

Even better, here are delicious barbecue rolls that go perfectly with this coleslaw from the Thermomix®. The rolls surprisingly can be kneaded very quickly in your Thermomix®.

If you like this salad, be sure to check out our Bavarian cabbage-salad!

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Thermomix® Coleslaw with Honey Bacon

This is what coleslaw should taste like!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time 3 hours
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Salad, Thermomix® Recipies
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Portionen
Calories 573 kcal


  • 1 shallot
  • 450 grams white cabbage
  • 100 g carrots
  • 180 g mayonaise
  • 50 g rapeseed oil
  • 10 g white balsamic vinegar
  • 40 g milk
  • 100 g buttermilk
  • 10 g lime juice
  • 50 g brown sugar
  • 1 TL creamed horse raddish
  • 1/2 TL salt
  • 1/4 TL black pepper

Für das Topping

  • oil for the pan
  • 150 g diced bacon
  • 1 TL honey


  • Peel the shallot, add to the mixing bowl and chop for 3 sec./speed 5.
  • Wash and clean white cabbage, remove hard stalk and outer leaves. Cut into pieces (max. 5 x 5 cm pieces). Peel the carrots, cut into pieces and add with the cabbage to the mixing bowl. Shred using the spatula for 18 sec./speed 4 and transfer to a salad bowl. 
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the mixing bowl, blend for 15 sec./speed 4 and mix with the lettuce in the salad bowl. Leave to marinate, covered, in the fridge for at least 3 hours, or preferably overnight.
  • Meanwhile, fry bacon cubes in pan until crisp, turn down temperature, drizzle honey on top, stir and spread over salad before serving.



Tip: It is best not to use salad dressing or light mayo for the preparation. Instead use real mayonnaise, such as our homemade mayonnaise from the Thermomix®. 

Nutrition facts

Serving: 1PortionCalories: 573kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 10gFat: 49gSaturated Fat: 7gSodium: 897mgSugar: 21gVitamin A: 4373IUVitamin C: 44mgCalcium: 107mgIron: 1mg
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