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Best Easy Coleslaw Recipe served in a white bowl on a marble countertop. A blue and white print fabric napkin is in the background.

Best Easy Coleslaw Recipe

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5 from 12 reviews

  • Author: Glenda Embree
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 - 10 servings 1x


This easy coleslaw recipe is a family favorite side dish any time of the year. It’s a 4-ingredient quick-fix that’s creamy, tangy and delicious!


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  • 16 oz bag coleslaw mix (or 16 oz. freshly grated cabbage and carrots)
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Whisk the dressing ingredients (mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper) together in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add the coleslaw mix and stir to thoroughly coat the cabbage and veggies in dressing.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Serve with your favorite family meals.
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Chill Time: 25 min
  • Category: Salad, Side Dish, Vegetable
  • Method: Cold Prep
  • Cuisine: American