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Sweet-Sour Coleslaw Recipe

Sweet-Sour Coleslaw Recipe

This crunchy salad went so well with our chicken dinners. We always had a huge vegetable garden, and cabbage was plentiful. The carrot adds a nice color and texture.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:10-12 servings


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium head cabbage, shredded
  • 1 medium carrot, shredded


  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk together the first seven ingredients. Place the cabbage and carrot in a large bowl; add dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until serving. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 112 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 169mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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naokokerr User ID: 1195717 137544
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2011

"I was looking for a sweet recipe as kids eat faster. I adjusted seasonings for a bag of coleslaw; it turned out great!"

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