Mom's Classic Coleslaw (Dairy-Free)
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We enjoy this recipe during barbecue and picnic season, and as a winter side dish, when cabbage is at its peak.
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8 servings
  • Half a head of cabbage, finely shredded (about 4 cups)
  • ½ cup mayonnaise or Vegenaise (for an egg-free / vegan option)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Poppy seeds or celery seeds, to taste
  1. At least one hour before serving the coleslaw, mix the mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar in a bowl.
  2. Toss the cabbage in the dressing.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Sprinkle with poppy seeds or celery seeds, if desired.
  5. Refrigerate until serving.
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