How do you make coleslaw from scratch without mayo?

How do you make coleslaw from scratch without mayo?


  1. 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar.
  2. 1/4 cup granulated white sugar.
  3. 1 teaspoon kosher salt.
  4. 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  5. 1/2 head green cabbage (or about 1 pound bag of coleslaw mix), shredded or finely chopped.

Does coleslaw contain mayonnaise?

In the United States, coleslaw often contains buttermilk, mayonnaise or mayonnaise substitutes, and carrot, although many regional variations exist, and recipes incorporating prepared mustard or vinegar without the dairy and mayonnaise are also common.

What is the difference between cabbage salad and ColeSlaw?

Coleslaw is the correct spelling for the cabbage-based side salad often served alongside barbecue. It is sometimes mistaken as "cold slaw" as it is usually served cold (and early records use this term), but the word derives from the Dutch koolsla, with cole referring to cole crops such as cabbage.

Can you use white vinegar instead of apple cider vinegar for coleslaw?

Distilled white vinegar is a great substitute for apple cider vinegar.

Should you let coleslaw sit?

If the coleslaw seems dry, add a little more of the dressing. Eat right away or let it sit in the refrigerator for about an hour to let the flavors mingle and the cabbage to soften.

How long will coleslaw last in the refrigerator?

three to five days

How do you shred cabbage for hand coleslaw?

Starting from the rounded top of the cabbage, slice straight down the middle so the cabbage is cut in half. On one half of the cabbage, make a diagonal cut on one side of the stem. Repeat on the other side of the stem. Pull the stem out of the cabbage and discard.