Classic Coleslaw


Just a basic but delicious coleslaw. I love it on pulled pork sandwiches, alongside a variety of different main dishes, and as an afternoon snack. The sweetened onions and vinegar give it an extra burst of flavor, while the mayo keeps it creamy.

1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup sugar
4 cups shredded cabbage
1/3 cup reduced fat mayonaise
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar (or more, to taste)
salt and pepper

Put the onions in a mesh strainer and rinse well with cold water. Drain completely, then put in a large bowl with the sugar. Let stand 20 minutes.
Add the cabbage, mayonaise, and vinegar, and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste

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3 Responses to “Classic Coleslaw”


  1. 1 Hallie Fae November 21, 2008 at 1:50 am

    I’m not a fan of coleslaw, but i love your blog! I’ll be back! đŸ™‚

  2. 2 That Girl November 21, 2008 at 11:47 pm

    Not only classic- but it also looks much easier than the recipe I always use.

  3. 3 Erin Cottrell June 28, 2009 at 11:37 pm

    Classic, you’re right! I bet it would be good at a potluck.


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