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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Best Ever Cole Slaw

This recipe was my mothers. We call it "Best Ever" cole slaw because my brother in law used to say it was the best ever. Make it hours before you want to serve it so the flavors co-mingle.

Best Ever Cole Slaw
One head green cabbage finely chopped (If the head of cabbage is huge you may want to add a little more of the dressing)
2 carrots grated (I use a box grater)
1 tsp. grated onion
1/2 c. Mayo
1/3 c. Sour Cream (I use lowfat)
1 tbl. apple cider vinegar
1 tsp sugar
salt and pepper to taste
Mix all together thoroughly and refrigerate until ready to serve at least a couple of hours, but longer is better. We like it creamy but you could cut a little of the mayo and sour cream to your liking.

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Brenda Kula said...

I haven't made cole slaw in absolute ages. This looks fantastic!


Just great! Thank you so very does look like the BEST EVER COLE SLAW, I can't wait to make it, we love cabbage!
Have a nice weekend.

Sandra said...

Yum, I love coleslaw and this recipe looks not only easy but sounds good! I may make this tomorrow to have for the weekend. Thanks!

Cindy said...

Thanks for the recipe. I love cole slaw and I'm always on the lookout for new recipes for things my family likes.

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

oooh! never tried it with sour cream (well, not to my knowledge anyway)
I'll give this a try!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I have never made it with sour cream, but it sounds good!

Mimi Sue said...

I do love cole slaw and this sounds like a great recipe. My dressing uses sour cream too. I think it gives it a little tang. Mimi

Diane said...

This sounds good. I've never thought of adding sour cream. Ours is simply mayo, lemon juice and sugar with a few sprinkles of lemon pepper. Love cole slaw! I'll have to try the sour cream. And you know, the low fat kind tastes just as good!

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you'll come back again.

Hugs, Diane

A Few Pennies said...

Yum! This sounds easy and delicious--I plan to make this Easter dinner too. Thank you for sharing.

Kate said...

I will give it a try. For something that I love...for something that is so easy...I ruin it every time!

shopannies said...

love coleslaw your recipe is very similiar to my own

Sherry said...

This sounds very delicious! I love the addition of sour cream. Thanks fro linking it up!

The Lucky Wife said...

When I saw "Best Cole Slaw Ever" I had to come check it out! Have not even eating cole slaw until recent years but have had some I really like. One being a recipe from AllRecipes that includes apples, so I'm sure yours is a fabulous recipe that I must try! :) Would love for you to link it at
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Brambleberry Cottage said...

Ummm; sounds yummy! Being from the South, I like all sorts of slaws. I'll have to give this one a try.

Thanks for joining the party again. It's always a pleasure to have you. ;)

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

Lydia said...

Sounds good. Try dropping in golden raisins and peanuts):-

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