If you are looking for a multi-purpose quick side dish to satisfy your sudden cravings, then I have just the recipe for you! This creamy Homemade Coleslaw Recipe is the ultimate refreshing kick your dinner table needs to compliment your evening’s main attraction.
The Best Homemade Coleslaw!
Whether it is an addition to your favorite burgers, a side dish alongside a juicy fried chicken, or the perfect companion to any sandwich, I don’t think any of us remembers a time when a serving of coleslaw didn’t grace our meals with its refreshing presence.
Saving you a trip to your local food joint, I brought you the Best Homemade Coleslaw Recipe right to your screen! This one is an ultimate back pocket summer recipe. Make it your own and enjoy it during your next cookout! Give it a try because this recipe just doesn’t disappoint!
Here’s How You Can Enjoy Your Homemade Salad!
Although this sweet summertime treat can definitely be enjoyed all on its own, allow me to introduce you to amazing dishes you can pair your homemade coleslaw salad with!
Enjoy a fresh bite of coleslaw salad with a serving of some juicy baked cumin Chicken and potatoes. The mix of sweetness with the earthy bite is an explosion of flavors you wouldn’t want to miss.
You can also serve your coleslaw salad with any type of fried or baked chicken dish, grilled chicken sub sandwich, or a kicking fajita bowl!
And last but not least, you will find an instant love match with any burger! This pairing is not a force to ignore!
More Mix-In Ideas
If you are feeling a rush of creativity, then there is no harm in taking a classic and mixing-in new flavors!
You can add some cilantro, green onions, corn, jalapeno, or sugar snap peas to you mix. And if you are looking for a sweeter tang, then apples, strawberries, sliced almonds, or dried cranberries would do your coleslaw serving wonders.
Now when it comes to seasoning, add a pinch of onion powder, garlic powder, or dry mustard for a bold aftertaste.
Serve It at Your Next Barbecue!
Tips for The Best Coleslaw Salad
Tip 1: Cover your coleslaw with saran wrap and refrigerate for at least three hours before eating. This soften the crunch of the cabbage.
Tip 2: If you want to save time and money, then aim at buying the pre-shredded coleslaw mix.
Tip 3: If you are craving an extra kick, then add a bit of Dijon mustard for some added flavor and spice.
Frequently Asked Questions
Refrigerate your coleslaw salad in an airtight container for 3 to 5 days.
Cabbage usually contains bitter components, and to prevent having a bitter aftertaste to your coleslaw I recommend adding a bit of sugar.
This would create a balance of flavor.
If your coleslaw dressing is vinegar-based then you can freeze it. However, I wouldn’t recommend freezing mayonnaise-based coleslaw because the dressing will breakdown when thawed.
Chop, Mix, Serve, Repeat!
The Ingredients You Need
- Shredded green cabbage
- red cabbage
- lemon juice
- apple cider vinegar
- celery seeds
Follow These Simple Instructions
First, create your sauce by mixing together the mayonnaise, honey, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, pepper, salt, and the celery seed in a medium bowl,
Then, add 16 oz. bag of shredded cabbage, shredded purple cabbage and shredded carrots (Coleslaw mix) to the sauce.
Finally, mix everything until well combined.
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The Best Homemade Coleslaw
- 16 oz. bag coleslaw mix or 1 ½ cups shredded green cabbage, ¼ cup shredded carrots and ¼ cup shredded red cabbage
- ¾ cup mayonnaise
- 3 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon celery seeds
- In a medium bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, honey, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, pepper, salt, and the celery seed
- Add 16 oz. bag of shredded cabbage, shredded purple cabbage and shredded carrots (Coleslaw mix) to the sauce.
- Mix everything until well combined.
Nadia B says
Made this with my hamburgers today along with your hamburger sauce. It was sooo delicious. Literally the best coleslaw i’ve ever made
Such a delicious addition! 😋
For the first time ever i can say that i succeeded in making coleslaw. It tasted almost the same as restaurant coleslaw but with fresher ingredients. Many thanks
This is so nice to hear!