Mom's perfect cole slaw

Mom's Perfect Cole Slaw Recipe

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Michelle Humes


This is my mom's recipe for cole slaw, she gets rave reviews everytime she takes it to church suppers and everyone requests it for family dinners. You just have to try if for yourself and see.


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20 Min
1 Hr


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  • 1 c
    mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3/4 c
    sugar + 2 t. sugar
  • 1/4 c
    onions, small white (opt)
  • 1 large
    cabbage, shredded
  • 1 c
    carrot, shredded
  • dash(es)
    salt and pepper (to taste) optional

How to Make Mom's perfect cole slaw


  1. Blend mayo/salad dressing, vinegar, veg. oil, sugar, salt and pepper together.Stir vigerously until a smooth. (this may look like the mayo is seperating but as soon as it is mixed it all comes together.)
  2. Pour mixture over finely chopped cabbage and carrot mix. Or use prepackaged cabbage mix. Chill for 1 hour in a sealed container before serving.

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About Mom's perfect cole slaw

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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