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Mom's Coleslaw Recipe

Mom's Coleslaw Recipe

Year-round, our family always goes for this crisp, refreshing salad. With a tangy vinegar and oil dressing., it has wonderful homemade flavor. When Mom made it years ago for our family of seven, it was rare to have leftovers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large head cabbage, shredded
  • 2 medium carrots, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 medium onion, quartered

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, toss cabbage, carrots and celery seed. Place the remaining ingredients in a blender; cover and process until combined. Pour over cabbage mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 262 calories, 19g fat (2g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 220mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein .

Reviews for Mom's Coleslaw

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RLiberty 249693
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2016

"This is a great vinegar-based coleslaw dressing - nice variation from the creamy coleslaw dressing."

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Bahiya 243060
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2016

"This is my go to slaw. Like another poster, I half the dressing. I use splenda in place of the sugar to make it a little more blood sugar friendly. Nobody can tell the difference."

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Aquarelle 28264
Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"The dressing is a very refreshing change from mayo-based coleslaw dressing, and this keeps very well in the refrigerator. I halved the dressing ingredients, which made the perfect amount of dressing for a bag of coleslaw mix."

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minnie 19744
Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"I've made this several times and everyone loves it, its a nice tasty change from the mayo slaw."

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renren_13 70834
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2011

"I used 1/2 the oil and sugar. I used olive oil and cider vinegar because that is all I had. It tastes pretty good. I will make it again."

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robertahammond 25122
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2010

"I have made this time and time again. Everyone who has tried it comes back for seconds. It's definitely a keeper."

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happyday21 25121
Reviewed May. 28, 2009

"I often make this for potlucks. Even some people that claim they don't care for slaw like this! I don't care for mayo and this recipe still gives you that creamy dressing w/o the mayo. This is definitely a keeper!"

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kandagross 52240
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2008

"I have been making this coleslaw for3 or 4 yrs. My wife and I like it as does our children. A nice change from mayo."

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NJ_mommy_1 61700
Reviewed May. 31, 2008

"This receipe was very good! I never had coleslaw with vegetable oil and vinegar before but I definitely will be making this again. Thanks.."

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