This has been a very popular salad from my recipe box for a long, long time! Before I retired, when my office had a covered-dish-get-together, I was always asked to bring my tangy Southern vinegar coleslaw. My family loves it, too. —Fern Hammock, Garland, Texas
Southern Vinegar Slaw Recipe photo by Taste of Home
In a large bowl, combine the first 4 ingredients. In a small saucepan, combine dressing ingredients; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour over cabbage mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, 2-3 hours. Stir well before serving. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Southern Vinegar Slaw Tips
Can you use coleslaw mix to make Southern vinegar slaw?
Shredding cabbage is a pretty quick task, but if you’re pressed for time feel free to use coleslaw mix instead. Many slaw mixes also contain carrots and red cabbage, so there’s no need to add the carrots in the recipe unless you’d like a little extra in each bite. If you decide to do the chopping at home, check out our guide to how to shred cabbage for all of our best tips and tricks.