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Quick and Easy Creamy Coleslaw


Quick and Easy Creamy Coleslaw

Quick and Easy Creamy Coleslaw

Photo of Easy Creamy Coleslaw © Diana Rattray
This easy coleslaw recipe uses packaged shredded cabbage mixture and homemade coleslaw dressing. The optional sliced green onions add some nice color and flavor to the mix.

This is a delicious creamy coleslaw to serve with a grilled meal, pulled pork, fried fish or chicken, or baked beans.

Yield: Serves 6 to 8


  • 1 pound packaged shredded coleslaw mixture
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced, optional
  • 1 to 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt, to taste


In a large bowl, toss the shredded coleslaw mixture with green onions, if using.

In a small bowl, whisk together 1 cup of mayonnaise with the vinegar, 3 tablespoons of sugar, the celery seeds, and the ground black pepper. Add to the coleslaw mixture and stir to blend thoroughly.

Add more mayonnaise and sugar, if needed, to taste. Add salt, to taste. Refrigerate until serving time.

Serve with sandwiches, fried fish or seafood, pulled pork, or bean dishes.

Serves 6 to 8.

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