Classic Creamy Coleslaw Classic Creamy Coleslaw

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Fennel gives this coleslaw an added crunch with a hint of licorice flavour. If you have one, use a mandoline to slice the hard vegetables paper-thin.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2003


Coleslaw Mix:
Creamy Dressing:


Coleslaw Mix: In large bowl, toss together cabbage with 1 tsp of the salt. In separate bowl, toss together carrots, onion and remaining salt. Let both stand for 1 hour.

In colander, drain cabbage. By handfuls, squeeze out excess mositure and return to bowl. Repeat with carrot mixture; add to cabbage and toss to combine.

Creamy Dressing: Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard and celery seeds.

To Finish: Toss together coleslaw mix, dressing and parsley. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.)

Change it up: Classic Tangy Coleslaw
Omit Creamy Dressing. Whisk together 1/3 cup vinegar, 2 tbsp vegetable oil, 4 tsp granulated sugar, 1 tsp dry mustard and 1/2 tsp celery seeds; toss with coleslaw mix and parsley. Refrigerate as directed. This slaw is an ideal side with fried fish.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 260 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 67.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 6 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 13 g


  • Iron 5.0
  • Folate 16.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Vitamin A 42.0
  • Vitamin C 60.0
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