The Best ColeSlaw Ever

The Best ColeSlaw Ever is surprisingly simple to make and uses very few ingredients. It is sweet and tangy and pure coleslaw perfection!
The Best ColeSlaw Ever by Life Tastes Good is surprisingly simple to make and uses very few ingredients. It is sweet and tangy and pure coleslaw perfection!



I've been making coleslaw this way for years, but ever since the first bite of this wonderfully creamy recipe, I have never been able to eat coleslaw any other way. 

If we go out to eat it is a waste of time to put coleslaw on my plate, because nothing can measure up to this. It really is The Best ColeSlaw EVER! In my humble opinion anyway <grin>.

The dressing is, of course, what makes coleslaw so terrific. For this recipe it is important to use Miracle Whip. The original Miracle Whip. If you use the light or fat free or just regular mayo the taste will suffer. I'm sorry to have to break it to you like that, but it's true. Miracle Whip all the way for this recipe!
The Best ColeSlaw Ever | by Life Tastes Good is surprisingly simple to make and uses very few ingredients. It is sweet and tangy and pure coleslaw perfection! #Side #Salad

The Best ColeSlaw Ever

Life Tastes Good
Published 05/08/2012
The Best ColeSlaw Ever

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) bag coleslaw mix
  • 2 tablespoons diced onion
  • 2/3 cup Miracle Whip Salad Dressing
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a measuring cup combine 2/3 cup Miracle Whip Salad Dressing, 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon white vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds (optional). Whisk this all together until combined well. Give it a taste and adjust the seasonings to your liking.
  2. Put the entire bag of coleslaw mix into a mid-sized bowl with 2 tablespoons diced onion. Pour the salad dressing mix on top of the coleslaw and stir to coat the slaw. Give it a taste and adjust the seasonings to your liking. Cover and refrigerate for several hours before serving. It will taste good, but you'll be surprised how much better it is after some time in the fridge!
Yield: 4-6 Servings
Prep Time: 15 mins.
Total time: 15 mins.
Tags: coleslaw, sweet, restaurant quality, tangy, appetizer, side, vegetable, dressing, salad, Miracle Whip

recipe adapted from allrecipes.com Sweet Restaurant Slaw
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15 comments:

  1. I love using a bag of coleslaw mix, cuts the prep time in half!

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    1. I make this WEEKLY......it's soooo good, I make it up to munch on when I want a snack....healthy alternative....I love this slaw!

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    2. Thanks so much for taking the time to let me know! This puts a big smile on face to start the day :) I'm so happy you love it as much as we do! Have a fantastic weekend! ~Marion

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  2. It tastes pretty good even with Hellman's mayo. I shredded my veggies fresh because everything is rolling strait out of the garden. The Best!

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    1. That sounds wonderful Athena! Good to know it works with Hellman's too :) Thanks!!

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  3. Making this right now!! Can't wait to try!

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    1. I hope you love it as much as we do, Tara :)

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  4. Pretty good!!! Just made it! Always have preferred sweet cole slaw and this sure is :)

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    1. Sweet slaw rules! So glad you like it, Jamie! Thank you for taking the time to let me know you made it and enjoyed it! You should see the big smile on my face! You just made my whole week! Thanks again and have a super week!! ~Marion

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  5. I have made this recipe twice now and it is delicious. I find that it's a little soupy with just a small bag of cole slaw mix, so I use a 32oz bag from the bulk store and the ratio is perfect for my taste. I'm so happy I came across this recipe on Pinterest. Best cole slaw I have tasted.

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    1. I am so happy you like it, Ashley! It does get soupy when the cabbage releases its juices, so using a bigger bag is a great idea! I'll have to look for those! Thank you for sharing that tip, and thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts. It made my day!! Happy Sunday ~Marion :)

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  6. Love ColeSlaw! Can eat it with anything

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  7. I love Coleslaw. I can eat it with anything!

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  8. I would sub mayo for miracle whip & no oil & less sugar to make it healthier.

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