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Cabbage Patch Coleslaw

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + chilling


48-55 (3/4 cup) servings

This side dish has broad appeal and is nice and crispy. Sour cream blends well with the cider vinegar, oil and seasonings in the dressing.—Betty Otten, Tea, South Dakota


  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 cups cider vinegar
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 4 large heads cabbage, shredded
  • 8 medium carrots, shredded
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar and oil. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in celery seed. Cool completely.
  2. In two large bowls, combine the cabbage, carrots and onions. Add the celery seed mixture, sour cream, salt, pepper and mustard; mix well. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.

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