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Classic Slaw

This is a simple slaw with a lot of attitude. It's the perfect complement to a pulled-pork sandwich and an ideal side dish to serve at a summer barbecue.

Oxmoor House OCTOBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves 11 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
  • Total: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion or sweet onion
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pickled jalapeño pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 3/4 cup grated carrot
  • 1 pound green cabbage, thinly sliced (5 cups)


1. Combine first 9 ingredients (through celery seeds) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add carrot and cabbage; toss well to coat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 38
  • Fat: 1.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.9g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 165mg
  • Calcium: 27mg

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Classic Slaw Recipe