Austrian Krautsalat (Coleslaw)

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"Vinegar based dressing with added bacon - from Taste of Austria"

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (250.6 g)
  • Calories 228.2
  • Total Fat - 18.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 22 mg
  • Sodium - 515.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.2 g
  • Sugars - 0 g
  • Protein - 11.3 g
  • Calcium - 120.2 mg
  • Iron - 2.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 82.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Fry bacon until crisp. Remove from pan and set aside.

Step 2

Slice and salt cabbage.

Step 3

In a large pot, add caraway and vinegar and water/broth.

Step 4

Stir in cabbage.

Step 5

Cook cabbage until it is barely done but not too tender.

Step 6


Step 7

Put slaw in bowl, crumble in the reserved bacon, drizzle with 2 tablespoons oil. Taste, add rest of oil if desired.

Step 8

Stir and serve.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



We really enjoyed this tasty dish. It was very tasty, made with ingredients always found in the kitchen. Quick easy to make with excellent results. Thank you for sharing this lovely coleslaw recipe Linky. Made FYC tag game.

review by:
(26 Jan 2018)

Susie D

This was a salad I'll make again. I was pretty liberal with the caraway seeds and left the cabbage fairly crisp. We liked it when made, but I liked it even more after it chilled. The caraway is what makes this special. Thank you for sharing the recipe!

review by:
(7 Aug 2017)