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Coleslaw side dish
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Homemade Coleslaw

Keep reading to find out how you can make a delicious, homemade coleslaw (or cole slaw) recipe in less than 15 minutes. 
Prep Time15 mins
Chill3 hrs
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cole slaw, coleslaw
Servings: 10 1/2 Cup Servings
Calories: 145kcal


  • 4 Cups Shredded Cabbage and Carrot Mix (Approximately two 14 oz bags of pre-shredded coleslaw mix)
  • 3/4 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 4 Tbsp Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 Lime (juice)
  • 2 Tbsp White Vinegar
  • 1/2 Tbsp Black Pepper (can add more or less depending on individual tastes)
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Red Pepper Flakes (Optional)


  • Combine all of the ingredients except for the shredded cabbage and carrots in a medium-sized bowl until completely integrated. 
  • Add the Shredded Cabbage and Carrot mix to a large bowl and add the dressing made in the first step a little bit at a time, stirring as you go. 
  • Once you have added the desired amount of the dressing, cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours (technically, you can eat it right away, but it is better served cold)


Serving: 11/2 Cup Serving | Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 357mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 11.2mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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