Down-Home Coleslaw

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Difficulty: Easy

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1   1 1/2 lbs head of cabbage, quartered, cored, and shredded
2   carrots, peeled and shredded (about 1 cup)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons fresh chives
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 teaspoons sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon celery seed





In a large bowl, toss together the cabbage, carrots, parsley and chives. 

In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients. Add to the cabbage mixture and toss well to combine. Taste and adjust the seasoning if desired. Let coleslaw stand at least 10 minutes before serving.

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By Macky on November 14, 2013


Thanks for the cool recipes Paula. We love coleslaw and I change it up a bit because we have it so often in summer here. I add bits of fruit and a few chopped pecans. Also, if you have a chance, try adding two heaping tablespoons of Hot Pepper Jelly to the coleslaw at the last 10 minutes before serving! It is delish that way. I try to keep the pepper jelly just for that.

By Beverly on August 16, 2013


I love your recipes, yes they are right at time.s need some coffee syrup in the dresser. I us it all the time. I use redberry, or carmel or haznut and mint. and i take sweet chili sauce with mayanne use four sandwichs. good also can use coffee syrup in cool whip. love you gril. you have help me so much in baking, cooking I will be 63, year,s old had 3 heart tick and i thank god im still going on with my life, im going to be a great grandmom for the frist time, im so so happy. darlene baird

By darlene on November 12, 2012


Not as good as I thought it would be...had to taste and preseason more times than I wanted to. I'm fuul from tasting.

By Anonymous on January 27, 2012


i love your food your so nice im 9 and i hope to be a good cook like you some day!!!

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By Janie Guizlo on June 06, 2011


This is a wonderful recipe, the flavors and consistency are just the way we like it.

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