Cole Slaw Recipe for the Great and Easy Side Dish

Cole slaw recipe
Cole slaw recipe

When you want to have easy and healthy side dish, you can try cole slaw recipe. It is easy dish to make and you will not regret for the taste. Moreover, it is very easy to make. It does not take much time for the cooking process. The ingredients are fully healthy. If you are interested to make the side dish, you can check these ingredients and its cooking instructions. These are the details.


  • 8 cups cabbage, shredded
  • 4 julienned carrots
  • 1 cup red cabbage, shredded
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1½ tablespoons lemon juice

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Get a large mixing bowl
  2. Add the mayonnaise, white vinegar, sugar, and lemon juice to the bowl and whisk them together. Add also the salt and pepper for the seasoning.
  3. Add the cabbages, carrots, and red cabbage to the bowl. Mix them together until each shredded vegetable is covered by the mixture.
  4. Cool it for at least 2 hours.
  5. Serve the cole slaw.

As what you can see, it is very easy cole slaw recipe. There are only few ingredients. Then, it is only to mix the ingredients and add the vegetables. These do not need any cooking skills. In this case, the hard part may be found when you have to shred or cut the vegetables into pieces. It is important to shred and cut them into small cuts, so it is easier to eat the side dish. It will also make sure that each vegetable can be covered perfectly by the mixture of mayonnaise and other ingredients.


It is surely a very easy recipe. However, it is very important to see the cooling time. The cooking process may take less than 5 minutes. However, it must be cooled for at least 2 hours. These are needed to let the mixture absorbed by the vegetables. Moreover, it is to make the cabbages less crunchy. Because of the matter of duration, it is also fine to cook it a day before serving. It will give cooling time overnight, and it is good to get better result of cole slaw recipe.

When you do not want to get problems in shredding and cutting the vegetables, buying the pre-shredded vegetables is fine to do. It is very easy to find these pre-shredded packs and you can choose based on your preference. In term of measure of ingredients, these are only the ideal portion. You may add or multiply the amounts and numbers based on your personal preference. The vegetables may also be needed, but these three should be in there in order to get good combination of healthy cole slaw.  This side dish can be served together with other menus. It is side dish and can be replacement of salad. That is why it still needs main courses in order to get best combination of taste. Then, the cole slaw recipe can be served in a bowl for easy serving.