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This sweet and tangy coleslaw is heaped up on a green plate ready to eat.
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3.54 from 43 votes

Best Coleslaw Ever (According to me…)

Quite simply the best coleslaw. This recipe is flavorful, sweet and tangy but not heavy or gooey. It is absolutely perfect with pulled pork or fried fish.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 -10 servings
Calories: 162kcal
Author: Mirlandra


  • 8 cups shredded cabbage and carrots three carrots and 1/2 of a large cabbage
  • 1/2 cup sour cream reduced fat OK, fat free not OK
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise reduced fat OK, fat free not OK
  • 2 Tablespoons vinegar
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


  • Combine vegetables in large bowl.
  • Combine remaining ingredients in small bowl; pour over vegetables and mix well.
  • Cover and chill for 30-45 minutes.
  • Serve.


Using reduced fat sour cream and mayo makes the recipe much less caloric without sacrificing flavor.


Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 318mg | Potassium: 20mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.1mg