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Coleslaw



Coleslaw - A Family Feast

At our house, we often eat seafood (one of the many benefits of living near the coast) and this coleslaw recipe is the perfect accompaniment to a fish dinner – plus it’s so easy to make!

This is a recipe that my husband Jack has perfected over the years.  The combination of seasonings (including his secret ingredient – Colman’s powdered mustard) added to the mayonnaise, plus a touch of sugar for sweetness gives this coleslaw that perfect balance of flavors.

Although we most often eat this with seafood, this coleslaw also works really well on a pulled pork or Rueben sandwich.  Also, we shred our own cabbage and carrots for this dish, but if you’re in a rush and want to use the pre-shredded cabbage mix you can find in some supermarket produce sections – go right ahead.  The dressing will work just as well on the pre-shredded mix – just be sure to adjust the quantity of dressing accordingly based on the size of the bag.

Coleslaw - A Family Feast

Coleslaw

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Yield: 6-8 servings

Coleslaw

Ingredients

  • 6 cups shaved green cabbage
  • 1 medium peeled and shredded carrot
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon Colman’s powdered mustard
  • ½ teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Shave cabbage by hand as thinly as possible. Add shredded carrot.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the remaining ingredients.
  3. Add the mayonnaise mixture to the cabbage and carrots.
  4. Let sit in the refrigerator for one hour to incorporate flavors, then mix again and serve.
  5. If the coleslaw mixture is too watery after sitting, drain slightly before serving.
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Comments

  1. Good morning, Martha! Just saw this on your FB page…had to stop by and say how great it looks! I need a good coleslaw recipe, something I have never been able accomplish!! Thanks for sharing!
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  2. What is sprinkled on top? Look terrific and oh so tasty.

  3. Found your recipe and decided to give it a try. My husband loved it! Thank you!

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