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Coleslaw Recipe - & How to Change Up the Basic Recipe

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Author Robin Follette


  • 1/2 red cabbage shredded
  • 1/2 green cabbage shredded
  • 2 carrots medium size
  • salt optional, to sprinkle on very wet cabbage

Slaw Sauce

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1-3 teaspoons salt adjust to suit your taste
  • 1 tablespoon pepper adjust to suit your taste


  • Slice and/or chop the cabbage into fine pieces. If the cabbage is very wet, sprinkle it with salt and set it aside. Don't add salt to the slaw sauce if you salt the cabbage. Shred the carrots. Mix the cabbage with the carrots and blend well.

Slaw Sauce

  • Mix all ingredients together and stir until the sugar dissolves. Mix the sauce, cabbage and carrots together. Let chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.