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The Very Best Coleslaw Recipe
Coleslaw Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Author: Linda Loosli
Coleslaw Salad Ingredients
  • 1 14-ounce bag coleslaw mix
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
Coleslaw Dressing ingredients
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed or bottled
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
Coleslaw Salad
  1. 1. Grab a large mixing bowl, and combine the shredded coleslaw mix, shredded carrots, and finely chopped onions.

    2. Set the bowl aside while you make the coleslaw dressing.

Coleslaw Dressing
  1. 1. Grab a pint-size mason jar or a medium-size bowl.

    2. Combine the mayonnaise, buttermilk, milk, granulated white sugar, lemon juice, the white vinegar and whisk until smooth.

    3. Slowly pour the homemade coleslaw dressing over the bowl with the coleslaw mix, carrots, and onions.

    4. Mix thoroughly and salt and pepper to taste.

    5. Chill for at least 2 hours so the flavors mesh together. Enjoy.