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Creamy Coleslaw Dressing

Rated as 4.79 out of 5 Stars

"Coleslaw is one of my all-time favorite foods if it has a nice, creamy dressing. After doing some research, making dozens of different dressings, and trying to find the flavor that I like, I came up with this dressing for coleslaw that became a hit. I'm always asked for this recipe. What surprised me was at a potluck when a culinary chef asked me for my recipe. He told me that it was one of the best he had ever tasted since he had left the southern part of the USA."
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10 m servings 126
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Whisk mayonnaise, buttermilk, sugar, milk, lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, garlic and herb seasoning blend, celery seed, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl until smooth and creamy. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to use.


  • Cook's Note:
  • My vegetables for coleslaw are: 8 cups finely chopped cabbage, 1/4 cup shredded carrot, 1/4 cup thinly sliced red radish, 2 whole green onions or 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced. Mix cabbage, carrots, red radishes, and onions. Stir dressing in to your vegetables and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. We like it better if I let it sit overnight; it becomes even creamier and better-tasting.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 126 calories; 11 7 0.6 5 179 Full nutrition

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I mixed this up in the morning so the flavors had all day to meld. I was a little worried as the dressing is very thin. I mixed it with the slaw and gave it a few hours to blend. The taste is...

This dressing is exactly what we were looking for. Creamy and delicious - not too tart, not too sweet. I didn't actually measure the ingredients, but this turned out exceptional. I used whole...

I have made this several times, my whole family loves it. Great recipe!

I made this exactly as written except, based on some reviews about it being too thin, I left out the low-fat milk. It is Delicious! The tanginess is perfect and blended beautifully with my broc...

Very good. I will use this recipe from now does turn out quite thin . Use less liquid if you want a thicker dressing, which is what I will do next time.

Exceptional taste for just a few ingredients! I didn’t have a whole lemon, so I juiced the half I had and then minced about a tablespoon of rind and tossed into the salad. Otherwise, made it acc...

Loved it . I have to change the milk products due to allergies. I make Buttermilk with cashew milk. It is perfect

Love it!

Creamy and just the right amount of sweetness. I made half the recipe for half of a 12 oz bag of shredded cabbage, carrots and red cabbage mix. In place of the buttermilk, I just added about a t...