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Easy Coleslaw

7 Jul

Last week we hosted a dinner for some of Ben’s volunteer leaders that will be joining him at Young Life camp next week.  I made the Pioneer Woman’s Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork (cutting the adobe peppers by 3/4 so it wasn’t spicy) and this easy coleslaw recipe that I completely adapted from Bobby Flay.  I have never made coleslaw before so this was a learning experience for me, as well.  First, I had to figure out which attachment on my food processor would be best for shredding a cabbage.  I also had to make sure I was coring the cabbage the right way, but thanks to youtube I was able to answer both of my questions by watching one solid video! For those of you wondering, I used the attachment that has one long slicer, not the attachment that looks like a cheese grater.  I fed 15 people with this batch of slaw and had about 5 servings left over…  I don’t want to say “20 servings” because it really depends on how much you eat :), but it made a lot of slaw!     Here’s The Scoop:

Easy Coleslaw

  • 1 head green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 4-5 carrots, finely shredded
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 small red onion- shredded
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons celery salt
  • 2 Tablespoons celery seed
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper (if desired)

Combine the shredded cabbage, onions and carrots in a large bowl. Whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, sugar, vinegar, mustard, celery salt, celery seed, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl, and then add to the cabbage mixture. Mix well to combine and taste for seasoning; add more salt, pepper, or sugar if desired.

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4 Responses to “Easy Coleslaw”

  1. Heather July 7, 2012 at 8:14 AM #

    Looks good and sounds easy! How many servings? Thank you!

    • mommyapolis July 7, 2012 at 9:26 AM #

      Hey Heather… I fed 15 people with this coleslaw and had about 4-5 servings left over… Hope that helps 🙂

      • Heather July 7, 2012 at 9:59 PM #

        Ok! Good to know! Yum! Cant wait to try it! Thank you!

  2. Aimie July 12, 2012 at 7:40 AM #

    Hi Shannon!
    I’m going to try the pork this weekend. Thanks for the tip. Hope all is well.

    Aimie Reistad

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