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Creamy Cole Slaw Recipe

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 hours
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 - 10 Servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dishes
  • Method: Refrigerator
  • Cuisine: American


This quick and easy coleslaw recipe is a traditional side dish for lots of great southern foods. You’ll find it served up with BBQ, Fried Chicken, Fish and Seafood at most family gatherings. It’s also a favorite on Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and BBQ Sandwiches. Just a few simple ingredients are all you’ll need.



  • 1 – medium size Cabbage, grated or chopped.
  • 1 – medium size Carrot, grated or chopped.
  • 1/2 – cup of Pickles, chopped ( or Sweet Pickle Relish)
  • 1/2 – cup of Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 – cup of Sugar
  • 1 – teaspoon of Vinegar
  • 1/2 – teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 1/2 – teaspoon of Salt


  1. Peel away outer layers of cabbage, rinse under cool running water.
  2. Slice the stem end off of the cabbage.
  3. Place cabbage on end, cut in half, then cut each half into quarters.
  4. Grate the cabbage quarters, chopping any larger leftover pieces.
  5. Grate the carrot.
  6. Finely chop the pickles.
  7. In a large mixing bowl, add the cabbage.
  8. Add carrots
  9. Add pickles
  10. Add mayonnaise
  11. Add sugar
  12. Gently stir the ingredients until fairly well mixed.
  13. Add black pepper
  14. Add salt
  15. Add Vinegar
  16. Stir the ingredients again until mixed well.
  17. Serve and Enjoy.


This coleslaw contains mayonnaise and should be kept cool at all times. Refrigerate any leftovers and use within 1-2 days.

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