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Cole Porter Slaw Recipe
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Cole Porter Slaw

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"This coleslaw recipe is a sweet change from the norm."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. Whisk together the vinegar, buttermilk, mayonnaise, and brown sugar until the sugar is dissolved. Stir in the mustard, parsley, and salt. Add the onion and coleslaw mix and stir to coat. Chill in refrigerator at least 15 minutes before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 18, 2011

Absolutely FABULOUS. After making this, I don't think I can ever eat store bouught again. I didn't have some items so I substituted. I used rice wine vinegar, red onion, garlic aoili mustard and dark brown sugar. I think the buttermilk and mustard really makes this recipe special.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 14, 2012

This was pretty good, although I didn't have everything. I subsituted apple cider vingar for Balsomic and Dijon mustard for Goldens. It was a nice twist. I gave this 3 stars cause I didnt have everything, I'm sure this would deserve 5 if I did.

Aug 23, 2010

I had to use no added sugar soy milk since I did not have buttermilk and it still came out great! My husband loved it too!

Dec 13, 2010

I have been looking for a decent cole slaw recipe for ages and this is the closest to being the best (so far). I used half and half instead of buttermilk and I used green onion instead of a regular one. I also added diced red pepper and poppy seed. It turned out good but next time I would add about a tablespoon more brown sugar and mayo.

May 06, 2012

This coleslaw is amazing. The dressing is tangy and has a bit of a pop from the dijon. Many of the commentators didn't use buttermilk, I think the buttermilk is definitely great in this. The only change I made was to make my own cole slaw mix from fresh veggies - 1/2 a very small red cabbage, 1/2 a medium green cabbage, and 2 good sized carrots. I used an 1/8" slice on the mandolin for the cabbage and the julienne setting for the carrots. My husband took a taste before dinner and asked me why we ever buy cole slaw from the store. We won't anymore.

Mar 17, 2012

This was excellent! I didn't have buttermilk so used 2% milk and used 1/4 cup non-fat plain yogurt and 1/2 cup light mayo instead of the 3/4 cup mayo in the recipe. Will definitely use this recipe again!

Jan 19, 2013

Deeelicious! Made it exactly as written, except i only had dark brown sugar. I do not like cole slaw that is too sweet, and this was a nice balance between tangy and sweet. This is my go-to cole slaw recipe from now on. YUM!

Jun 02, 2013

I was very leery of the brown sugar, but after it was all mixed it tasted wonderful.


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  • Calories
  • 174 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 177 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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