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Creamy Coleslaw Recipe
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Creamy Coleslaw

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"Always a winner. Great for a barbeque or potluck dinner."

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Original recipe makes 6 to 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    1 hr 15 mins


  1. In a large bowl, combine the onion, red pepper, cabbage and carrot. Add raisins and toss well.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard and vinegar together.
  3. Pour dressing over vegetable mixture and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 14, 2005

I found this to be a GREAT Coleslaw Recipe. I made minor modifications to the recipe based on previous comments. I added a bit of sugar, omitted the red pepper, replaced the red onion with a sweet vadalia onion and added about 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts. I brought this to a lunch gathering and have several requests for the recipe. I will definitely be making this again!! We were very delighted with this recipe.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 04, 2004

I am not sure what the reave is over this coleslaw. We are coleslaw lovers and this was the worst I have ever made. Very bland and not sweet. You have to make sure you get a raisin in each bite in order to give it any hint of flavor.

Feb 04, 2004

This is the best. My family is not a great lover of coleslaw. I made this for a change and even my fussy son enjoyed it and had a second helping. I chopped the onion and red pepper instead of slicing. I also added some sugar to the sauce for a little sweetness. I have finally found the coleslaw recipe I have been searching years to find.

Feb 04, 2004

What a really good coleslaw! I cheated and used the package slaw mix. I did not have any raisins so I added rice vineager for a little sweetness. This is the slaw I am making from now on!!

Jan 30, 2004

Best 'slaw' yet! I added rice wine vinegar to the recipe instead of white wine (and actually forgot to add the mustard) and we couldn't keep our fingers out of it before it got to the fridge! Lots of freshly grated pepper and a touch of paprika mixed in with the dressing and what a hit.

Jan 25, 2004

It really is "always a winner". I get rave reviews everytime I make this (especially from my mom). I only use 1/4 red onion so it's not over-powering and add an additional 1/4 to 1/2 cup of raisins if the cabbage is particularly bitter. This is a great all-occasion coleslaw (not just for bbqs).

Feb 04, 2004

This is my favorite way to serve cole slaw. We love the flavor of the Dijon mustard with the sweetness of the raisins. I add a little sugar to the dressing.

Jan 30, 2004

Another winner! Thanks for sharing Kathy. I made this for Thanksgiving and doubled the recipe. The dish was scrapped clean. I did, however, substitute crushed pinapple for the raisins since my kids are not raisin fans. If you do this, be sure to drain the pinapple well so that your coleslaw is not too watery.


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  • Calories
  • 150 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 175 mg
  • 7%

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

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