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Creamy German Coleslaw

Catherine S

"This has been my favorite coleslaw recipe for thirty years. It's easy to make and tastes delicious. Blend dressing in the food processor if desired."
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Ingredients

2 h 10 m servings 183 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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Directions

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  1. Place cabbage in a large bowl.
  2. Mix sugar, vinegar, celery seed, and salt together in a separate bowl. Stir mayonnaise into sugar-vinegar mixture until dressing is smooth and creamy. Pour dressing over cabbage; toss to coat.
  3. Marinate coleslaw in refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours; stir well before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 183 calories; 14.7 g fat; 12.7 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; 7 mg cholesterol; 316 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I haven't actually tried this recipe but it sounds just about exactly like my family's recipe. (My family is German, Irish, and Czech and the recipe likely came from the German and Irish side of...

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Too sweet for me. I would cut the sugar in half.

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I haven't actually tried this recipe but it sounds just about exactly like my family's recipe. (My family is German, Irish, and Czech and the recipe likely came from the German and Irish side of...

OMG!!!! This is by far the Best tasting Coleslaw Recipe I've ever tried!!!! Very simple. We ate it as soon as I made this. It wasn't even chilled. Thank You Catherine.

yummy so very good, creamy and full of flavor. I used bagged coslaw with carrots. So happy with the results of this recipe.

I made with 2 packets stevia instead of sugar, and with cumin seeds instead of celery seeds, using bagged cole slaw mix. Excellent.

Easy, quick and good. The kids liked it.

Great coleslaw. Made it as written except added some shredded carrots as well for color. I like the simple list of ingredients.

SO easy! I added a shredded carrot for color. Didn't measure any ingredients. I made the dressing in a large Pyrex dish that has a cover. Then I added the cabbage and carrot and just put the lid...

I used bagged slaw mix, and made this exactly as written. I let it chill for about 2 hrs. It was wonderful, so good I ate the whole bag at dinner. I would not change a thing

Wonderful. quick and great with BBQ.