Grandmas German Coleslaw (Kohlsalat)

Grandmas German Coleslaw (kohlsalat)

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Linda Smith


Staying inside today too hot to sit on the porch, so started going though some of grandmas recipes, found this one we used to have this with fried catfish.


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30 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 medium
    head white cabbage
  • 2 slice
    bacon (diced)
  • 1/2 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    salad oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    finly chopped parsley

How to Make Grandmas German Coleslaw (Kohlsalat)


  1. Remove coarse outer leaves from cabbage and cut head into quarters, Remove the core.
  2. Shed cabbage finely and wash thoroughly. Set aside, to drain.
  3. Fry bacon in a large pot, add cabbage and continue to cook another 5 minutes stirring constantly, add water, and cook until cabbage is just tender. Remove from heat.
  4. Combine salad oil, vinegar, salt and parsley and pour over warm cabbage. Cool before serving.

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About Grandmas German Coleslaw (Kohlsalat)

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom

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