High Heels and Grills: Cole Slaw

Friday, August 10, 2012

Cole Slaw

You know all of those end-of-the-summer barbecues you're going to be attending before school starts? Well, I have the perfect (and easiest!) side dish for you to bring along! I went over to my friend, Brooklyn's house the other day to do some crafts and hang out when she pulled out a bowl of cole slaw. After scarfing it down in minutes, I knew I had to have the recipe for it immediately!

I've always been a cabbage lover. When my little sister would be picking it out of her salad during dinner, I'd gladly be asking for more. This combination makes it even more yummy!

  • 8-10 cups of finely shredded cabbage
  • 1/4 c. shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise (Definitely NOT miracle whip. That's an abomination.)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2-1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. onion salt

  1. In a large bowl, mix cabbage and carrots.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine all other ingredients and whisk until smooth.
  3. Pour wet mixture over the cabbage and combine well.

Brooklyn told me (and I agree) that it tastes a lot better after it has been sitting in the refrigerator for a day or so. It gives it some time for the cabbage to soak up all the delicious juices. Either way though, it still tastes fantastic!


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  1. We love coleslaw around here and this would go great with some fried fish! Thanks for coming by :)

  2. Looks good. Thanks for sharing with Simply Delish.

  3. I'm so pinning this! I love coleslaw. Thanks so much for sharing this at our Weekend Wonders party :) Hope to see you back on Thursday. Have a great week!

  4. Yummy!!! Seems that my pregnancy craving has been cole slaw, so I am excited to find this homemade recipe so I don't have to use the jar mix anymore . Can't wait to give this a try.



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