Appalachian Slaw Recipe -
Appalachian Slaw Recipe
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Appalachian Slaw

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"A salad version of coleslaw."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    20 mins


  1. In a large bowl, stir together the cabbage, tomato, cucumber, onion, sugar, salt, pepper and mayonnaise. Add additional mayonnaise to suit your taste.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 08, 2003

LOVED IT! I think the cabbage needs to be in even smaller pieces than I did, and it probably would be a smidge better if left overnight but it was still excellent the way it was. I added quite a bit more mayo than suggested and only used half the salt. Next time I'd do more tomato and cucumber but this was a delicious, quick and easy slaw!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 18, 2003

Super easy, too much salt for my taste. I used 2 tablespoons of mayo. It was ok but I won't make it again.

Aug 18, 2003

Thanks for sharing this "winner". This ended a long search I have had for a really good slaw recipe.

Sep 08, 2009

I was pleasantly surprised with this recipe. The ingredient list is so simple I didn't expect to enjoy it as much as I did. I am actually not a very big fan of coleslaws and am very picky as to how they're prepared. I couldn't get enough of this - I almost ate a whole bowl by itself. If I was going to change anything I would probably use less salt next time.

Feb 28, 2006

Great slaw! I made this with tomatoes and cucumber that I had de-seeded (eliminated a lot of the water that can make slaw soupy). I found that I needed a lot more mayo than 1 tbsp - I used well over half a cup for 4 heaped cups of bagged slaw mix. Also, used about 1/2 tsp of sugar because I am not keen on sweet slaw. Finally, I used celery salt instead of plain because I like the flavor. This turned out to be a very tasty colorful dish that I am sure I will make again. Thanks, Bluewoulf!

Mar 22, 2004

I used a little more mayonnaise also and I added some dill weed and fennel seed. Great recipe and a nice changeup from the normal slaw.

Aug 20, 2009

This was a good mix of vegetables. I like tomatoes and cucumbers in this slaw. But the dressing needs something more. I used 2 Tbsp of mayo, but I don't think adding more mayo is what it needs--maybe a litte bit of ranch dressing added to it or Miracle Whip instead of mayo. I was looking for a slaw recipe without vinegar, so I'm trying to keep from adding that to it. I'll definitely try this one again with some additions.

Aug 12, 2006

I'm not much of a coleslaw-type person, but this sounded good so I tried it...and I'm so very glad I did! I seeded the cucumber (used 1 whole) and the tomato; used a purple onion and bagged mix that had a small amount of carrots & purple cabbage (also added quite a lot more mayo than called for). This made a very colorful mix! I also don't like sweet slaws, so I tasted before I added the sugar, then tasted again after adding the sugar. It wasn't sweeter but it was definitely better! All in all, a great recipe and one I will make regularly!


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  • Calories
  • 77 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.5 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 2.9 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 620 mg
  • 25%

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

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