Sweet Restaurant Slaw


This sweet coleslaw recipe tastes like the slaw served at popular fried chicken or fish restaurants. It's excellent with burgers or on top of BBQ pork sandwiches, too!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins


  • 1 (16 ounce) bag coleslaw mix

  • 2 tablespoons diced onion

  • cup creamy salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip™)

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon poppy seeds

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Combine coleslaw mix and onion in a large bowl.

  2. Whisk salad dressing, sugar, vegetable oil, vinegar, poppy seeds, and salt together in a medium bowl until blended. Pour dressing over coleslaw mixture and toss to coat.

  3. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

200 Calories
12g Fat
23g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 200
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 253mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 19mg 94%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 108mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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