New Netherlands Cole Slaw Salad

Kim Biegacki


This is also considered (Hot Cabbage Salad) and was first introduced to America by the Holland Dutch when they settled in New York in 1624. They called it "Kool-slaa" and considered this their "great salad dressed with vinegar."

This is a recipe I found in my Grammie's Betty Crocker Picture Book.


★★★★★ 5 votes

6 servings
10 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/4 c
    mild vinegar (i used a white wine vinegar but rice vinegar would be even more mild)
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 medium
    egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 4 c
    finely shredded cabbage

How to Make New Netherlands Cole Slaw Salad


  1. Heat to boiling in saucepan...
    1/4 cup mild vinegar
    1 Tbsp sugar
    1 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp pepper
    1/2 tsp dry mustard
    1 Tbsp butter
  2. Add at least half of hot mixture to...
    1 egg, slightly beaten
    (make sure you tempur the egg well; I would suggest using a whisk at this point.)
  3. Then stir into the hot vinegar in saucepan. Cook until mixture thickens and boils. Remove from heat.
    Beat in...
    2 Tbsp cream
  4. Pour while hot over...
    4 cups finely shredded cabbage
  5. Serve hot or cold.
    To serve hot, place in pan over low heat just until heated through.

    I did heat mine in a pan and served it that way.
  6. From: Shelia Senghas:
    As I was walking towards the steps she was standing on the porch.
    I greeted her and I asked her if she wouldn't mind holding the bowl so that I could take a photo of it. Then I asked her to move closer towards the bell. As I took a couple of photos I told her what it was for. She just smiled and got real happy and said, "I am going to be famous, I am going to be on the internet."

    Shelia made this with apple cider vinegar and loved it too.

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About New Netherlands Cole Slaw Salad

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Scandinavian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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