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Slaw for Sandwiches

Slaw for Sandwiches

This is a great coleslaw to use in barbecue pulled chicken and pulled pork sandwiches. It's a bit creamy with a touch a of sweet, which works really well with the herbs, spices, and smoke from the slow smoked meats.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American BBQ
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 People


  • 1 1/2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 3 tablespoons finely diced onion
  • for dressing:
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Shred green cabbage, red cabbage, and carrots. Wash and run through a salad spinner. Set aside.
  • Combine mayonnaise, vinegar, white sugar, celery seed, onion, salt, and black pepper. Add cabbage and carrot to mixture. Using a pair of tongs, toss vegetables in dressing to coat well. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place into the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour before serving. You can prepare the coleslaw 2-3 hours ahead of time.
  • Store in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days after preparation. Discard after this time.


IMAGE BY: Sabrina Baksh