Pear Coleslaw

Tailgate Tip: You can prepare slaw up to a day ahead, omitting pears. Chop the pears. Combine 2 cups water and 3 Tbsp. lemon juice, and pour over pears. Cover and chill pears and slaw in two separate containers overnight. Drain pears, and stir pears into slaw just before serving.


Makes 8 servings
Total time: 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes


1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons honey
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup canola oil
2 (10-oz.) packages shredded coleslaw mix
4 green onions, sliced
2 celery ribs, sliced
2 small Bosc pears, chopped


Whisk together first 5 ingredients. Gradually add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until blended. Stir together coleslaw mix and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; add vinegar mixture, tossing to coat.