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Mom’s Coleslaw

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


12 servings

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.


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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