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Traditional family recipe for cabbage coleslaw.

Prep time
Plan for

Refrigeration overnight

12 cups
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Momma’s Thanksgiving Slaw
Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
Prep time :
Plan For

Refrigeration overnight

Yield :
12 cups


  • 2 bags (10 ounces each) of shredded angle hair coleslaw
  • 1 medium size red onion-sliced
  • 3/4 cup Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup canola


  1. In large bowl (that has a lid) alternate in layers cabbage and red onion.
  2. For sauce:  In small pot or saucepan mix together sugar, dry mustard, celery seed, salt and vinegar. Bring to a boil. Add canola oil to the pot. Bring to a boil again.
  3. Pour sugar-vinegar mixture over cabbage and onions. DO NOT STIR!!! Cover and refrigerate overnight. You can make this up to 3 days before serving, which makes it a perfect make-ahead dish for Thanksgiving or any meal.
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