Western North Carolina Slaw

Western North Carolina Slaw Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Ketchup is the key ingredient in Western North Carolina Slaw that's finely chopped.


Makes about 4 cups
Total time: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes


1/3 cup ketchup
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
1/2 head cabbage (about 1 lb.), grated
1/4 large sweet onion, grated


Whisk together ketchup, vinegar, sugar, kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper, and hot sauce in a bowl. Add cabbage and onion; toss to coat. Let stand 1 hour before serving, tossing occasionally.