Classic southern cabbage salad recipe

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Classic southern cabbage salad recipe – Crispy, refreshing and creamy coleslaw made with just a handful of pantry ingredients. Enjoy it as a side dish for grilled meats and savory dishes, or top it off with hamburgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches.

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WHAT IS COLESLAW?

Cabbage Salad or Cabbage Salad is a crispy salad made with grated cabbage and carrots in a creamy dressing made from sweet and spicy mayonnaise. Although there are many variations, check out my amazing recipe for Red cabbage and carrot salad – but if you are looking for a southern classic, this is IT!

The coleslaw is enjoyed as a side dish for hamburgers, hot dogs, fried chicken, and grilled meats. It's an American classic that always finds its way in shared meals or summer picnics.

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INGREDIENTS FOR CLASSIC COLESLAW

  • 14-ounce bag of shredded cabbage salad mix. I like to use the store-bought mix because it saves time and is as good as freshly grated cabbage and carrots.
  • Mayonnaise
  • sugar
  • White vinegar
  • celery seed
  • dill leaves
  • salt and fresh ground pepper

Coleslaw is proof that the most basic ingredients are often the best recipes.

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HOW TO MAKE COLESLAW

  • First, make the dressing; Combine mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, celery seed, dill herb, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and mix until well combined.
  • Then, add the grated cabbage salad mixture to a large salad bowl and add the prepared mayonnaise dressing. If you want to mash your own mix, you will need to thinly slice about 6 cups of green cabbage and 2 large carrots. I like to use a Mandolin because it cuts everything into equal parts.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving. You can also serve it without refrigerating, but I think it tastes much better chilled and a little milder.

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CAN I MAKE COLESLAW BEFORE TIME?

  • Yes, you can make coleslaw the day before and keep it in the fridge until ready to use. I usually prepare the dressing 1 or 2 days in advance and then stir it an hour before I want to serve the coleslaw.

COLESLAW MIXING IDEAS

Our classic cabbage salad recipe is excellent AS IS, but if you want a variety, you can Add some additional flavors and textures by stirring sliced ​​green onions, diced apples, dried cranberries, chopped almonds, and / or pumpkin seeds.

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HOW TO STORE THE COLESLAW LEFT

  • Store leftover cabbage in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH COLESLAW

  • BBQ ribs
  • Instant Pig Barbecue Pulled Pork
  • Beer Battered Yogurt Fried Chicken
  • Grilled chicken drumsticks

ENJOY!

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Classic southern cabbage salad recipe

Preparation time

5 minutes

Cooling time

1 hour

Total time

1 hour and 5 minutes

Crispy, refreshing and creamy coleslaw made with just a handful of pantry ingredients. Enjoy it as a side dish for grilled meats and savory dishes, or stack a few on burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches.

Course: appetizer, salad, garnish

Cuisine: American / Southern

Servings: 6 servings

Calories: 162 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 (14 oz) bag shredded cabbage salad mix
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish (optional)
  • freshly ground pepper, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add the grated cabbage salad mixture to a large salad bowl and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, celery seeds, dill, salt, and pepper; beat until well combined.
  3. Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture and stir until well incorporated.
  4. Taste for seasonings and flavors; adjust accordingly.
  5. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
  6. Garnish with parsley and freshly ground pepper.
  7. To serve.

Recipe Notes

FREESTYLE POINTS WW: 5

  • REDUCE POINTS TO 2 by using low-fat mayonnaise.

NOTES

  • If you want to grate your own coleslaw mixture, you will need to thinly slice about 6 cups of green cabbage and 2 large carrots.
  • Add additional flavors and texture by stirring sliced ​​green onions, diced apples, dried cranberries, chopped almonds, and / or pumpkin seeds.
  • Prepare the coleslaw the day before and keep it in the refrigerator until ready to use, OR prepare the dressing 1 or 2 days in advance and then stir it an hour before serving the coleslaw.

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