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Classic Coleslaw

BS' in the Kitchen
Homemade mayonnaise makes the base for this simple, classic coleslaw!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side
Cuisine North American
Servings 2 -4


  • 1 cup purple cabbage shredded
  • 1 cup savoy cabbage shredded
  • 1 large carrot julienned
  • 1 handful of chives adjust to taste
  • 1/4 homemade mayonnaise refer to previous post
  • 1 1/2 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • A pinch of sugar to taste
  • Salt & Pepper to taste.


  • Combine shredded cabbage, carrot, and chives in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar, and lemon juice, mixing until combined.
  • Add a pinch of sugar for sweetness, as well as any extra vinegar or lemon to taste.
  • Pour dressing into your large bowl of coleslaw vegetables.
  • Mix dressing until vegetables are coated.
  • Add salt & pepper to taste, as well as any extra lemon juice or vinegar to taste.