Original Old Bay® Coleslaw Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Original Old Bay(R) Coleslaw Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Original Old Bay® Coleslaw

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"This recipe used to be printed on the Old Bay® cans, but it was removed a decade or more ago; it is very different than the one on the current Old Bay website. I much prefer this one and even today occasionally see a posting from someone looking for the old recipe from the Old Bay can. Well, here it is!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    20 mins


  1. Whisk mayonnaise, onion, vinegar, sugar, and seafood seasoning in a salad bowl until sugar has dissolved. Stir cabbage, carrots, and green bell pepper into dressing until coated.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Ready to eat right away, improves if chilled for a couple of hours. Great as a side dish, especially with pork barbeque.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 09, 2013

Excellent recipe! I really thought that the Old Bay would overpower it but it didn't. I omitted the bell pepper and onion and it turned out great.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 16, 2013

No one in my family liked this at all. The taste was just terrible for us.


12 Ratings

Apr 21, 2013

Thanks so much!

Dec 07, 2014

We quite enjoyed the recipe

Dec 06, 2014

Best coleslaw I have ever had! A must make side for all summer get togethers.

Mar 12, 2014

I didn't even know I liked coleslaw. Now I love it! Thanks

Sep 02, 2013

This is a very good recipe, and quick and easy to make. I made the sauce exactly as listed, though used light Miracle Whip. The Old Bay Seasoning gives it a little bit of a refreshing bite. I used a bag of shredded slaw cabbage with carrots instead of chopping my own. The recipe made a perfect amount of sauce for one bag of slaw cabbage.

Jul 27, 2013

The Old Bay seasoning is subtle, but certainly recognizable. Nice option for coleslaw, we liked it!


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  • Calories
  • 115 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.2 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 152 mg
  • 6%

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

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