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Coleslaw I Recipe
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Coleslaw I

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"This is my mother-in-law's recipe. It's always requested at every family gathering."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    45 mins


  1. In a large bowl, combine shredded cabbage and carrot.
  2. In a large empty mayonnaise jar, add the 2 cups mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar and dry onion flakes. Shake well until blended.
  3. Pour dressing mixture over cabbage and carrots and toss well. Chill and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 21, 2003

I trippled this recipe, but cut back some on the vinegar for a church dinner. I got so many compliments on it, too. Some thought I bought it at the stores deli section. It was a very easy recipe to make...definetly " a keeper"!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 16, 2003

Way too sweet. If I make it again, I'm going to use less sugar. I bought a bag of pre-shredded coleslaw instead of all that chopping, which made it so much easier and quicker. My husband didn't like it.

Sep 12, 2003

The BEST colslaw EVER!!!!!!

Jan 22, 2003

Now this is cole slaw. This is what I have been looking for in a slaw. And so easy too.

Oct 30, 2003

I love this recipe. Simple coleslaw that is sweet without being sickly. Carrot is essential to coleslaw as far as I am concerned. I usually add 1 teaspoon of good dijon mustard to the dressing which gives it a great kick to complement the sweet vinegar dressing. A keeper.

Feb 10, 2004

This was very good slaw. I cut the recipie in half and eyeballed the amounts of mayo, vinegar and sugar I put in until it tasted right to me. In addition to the dry onion flakes, I added a few pinches of paprika and some dijon mustard. A little salt and a generous amount of black pepper finished it up. My husband and kids loved it. It went great with out Italian Sausage sandwiches. Thanks for the recipie, Denise!

Sep 29, 2003

I cut the vinegar and the sugar in half, added lots of black pepper, and it turned out just like MOMS! Great recipe!

May 10, 2003

The recipe called for a lot of vinegar. It made a pretty runny coleslaw. The flavor was wonderful though. A very good coleslaw.


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  • Calories
  • 324 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 29.2 g
  • 45%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 227 mg
  • 9%

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

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