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Pennsylvania Dutch Coleslaw Recipe

Pennsylvania Dutch Coleslaw Recipe

My mother used to make this salad on holidays. With all the cabbage that is grown here in the Northwest, the recipe is a real natural for us! —Deb Darr, Falls City, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:12-16 servings


  • 1 medium head green cabbage, shredded (about 8 cups)
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 4 to 5 carrots, shredded
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine cabbage and carrots; set aside. In a small bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; pour over cabbage mixture. Toss well and refrigerate overnight. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 146 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 239mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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2124arizona User ID: 845443 269145
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2017

"This coleslaw is a wonderful side dish for family and friends!! Everyone loved it!!"

Brenda2772 User ID: 2165447 226408
Reviewed May. 16, 2015

"Not our favorite."

danilane User ID: 2035574 223762
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2015


char04 User ID: 2958136 69741
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2013

"Very easy to make. Everyone really like it."

cre8tivstacey User ID: 6302233 42145
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2012

"I added 3 Tablespoons of horseradish to this it gives it a nice kick and at a recent party the one with the horseradish was gone before the regular :)"

coekey User ID: 1066557 15967
Reviewed May. 16, 2010

"This is the best coleslaw recipe - and so easy! I have requests for it every time I make it and take it somewhere."

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