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Best Classic Creamy Coleslaw for Two

classic creamy coleslaw in a bowl with a fork on the side

Best Classic Creamy Coleslaw is super easy and delicious with coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage and a perfect creamy dressing.

Scroll to bottom for full recipe card with ingredients.

Serve this dish with sandwiches, burgers and hotdogs.

This small batch recipe makes a great side dish for two.

Want something to serve it with? Try these Philly Cheesesteak Burgers, Beer Brats, or Crispy Fried Chicken Sandwiches.

How to make the best Classic Creamy Coleslaw:

Dice the onion.

onions diced fine on a cutting board

In a medium bowl, whisk together the diced onion, mayonnaise, sugar, white vinegar, celery seed, salt, and pepper.

coleslaw dressing mixed in a bowl with a whisk

Fold the coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage into the mayo mixture until well coated.

coleslaw dressing mixed into shredded cabbage slaw mix in a bowl

For the best flavor, chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

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Yield: 2 generous servings

Best Classic Creamy Coleslaw

classic creamy coleslaw in a bowl with a fork on the side

Best Classic Creamy Coleslaw is super easy and delicious with coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage and a perfect creamy dressing.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 of a small onion
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp celery seed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage

Instructions

  1. Dice the onion.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together diced onion, mayonnaise, sugar, white vinegar, celery seed, salt, and pepper.
  3. Fold coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage into mayo mixture until well coated.
  4. For best flavor, chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 589Total Fat: 46gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 38gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 810mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 5gSugar: 32gProtein: 3g

Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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