Classic Coleslaw Recipe

Classic Coleslaw 
AKA: Vinegar Slaw or Pit Slaw
Submitted By: Taz


1 lb (apx ½ Medium Head) Green Cabbage - finely shredded
1 lb (apx½ Medium Head) Red Cabbage - finely shredded
1 Cup Mayonnaise
¼ Cup Cider Vinegar
2 Tbs Prepared Yellow Mustard
4 Tbs Granulated Sugar - separated
3 tsp Kosher Salt - separated

  1. Place the shredded cabbage in a large colander and sprinkle with 3 TBs of the sugar and 2 tsp of the salt - Lightly toss - Allow to sit for 5 minutes to draw out some of the moisture
  2. After 5 minutes, rinse well with cold water and transfer to a salad spinner* and give it a good spin
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, cider vinegar, remaining sugar, and remaining salt until thoroughly combined
  4. Fold in Cabbage until completely coated - Adjust seasoning with additional salt, sugar, and/or vinegar
  5. Cover and chill in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving
  6. Serve chilled
* If you don't have a salad spinner, just lay out your cabbage on a clean tea towel in a single
  layer, roll up the towel, and gently press to absorb the excess water (repeat as necessary)

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