Colourful Coleslaw

Colourful Coleslaw Recipe - SavvyMom

What makes coleslaw coleslaw? It’s the mayonnaise. A slaw is a chopped salad with a vineagar-based dressing. It’s the mayo that makes it coleslaw.

This colourful coleslaw recipe is a classic one with great crunch, and with the great colour it looks good as a side on any plate or on summer sandwiches as a topping.

Colourful Coleslaw Recipe:

You’ll Need

  • 1 head red cabbage
  • 3 carrots, peeled and grated
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, cored and grated
  • ½ to a 1 cup creamy coleslaw salad dressing (see recipe below)
  • Dressing:
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp each Dijon mustard and cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) each salt, pepper, dry mustard powder

Prep and Cook

  • Remove the outer leafs and ends of the cabbage, and chop the remaining leaves into fine strands
  • Add the grated carrot and apple, mix well
  • Add the coleslaw dressing, ½ cup at a time, until you reach desired creaminess
  • Season with salt and pepper and refrigerate for at least eight hours prior to serving


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