Easy Coleslaw Recipe

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Our weekly meal routines tend to follow a pretty standard pattern, I cook during the week and my husband demonstrates his skills on the grill over the weekends. Over Labor Day weekend he slow cooked a couple of pork butts on the grill to make BBQ shredded pulled pork sandwiches and there is nothing quite like the traditional sides of baked beans and coleslaw to enhance a good BBQ sandwich. This coleslaw recipe is sweet and tangy and the perfect accompaniment to an outdoor BBQ meal! Try it for yourself!

Coleslaw Recipe
Recipe type: Side Dish
  • ½ cup light mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup sugar (or corresponding measurement for sugar substitute)
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 2 ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tbsp white vinegar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp black or cracked pepper
  • 16 oz bag of Tri-color shredded coleslaw mix (if you prefer shred your own cabbage & carrots to create your own mix, you’ll need about 8 cups combined)
  • 2 tbsp minced onion or ½- ¾ small onion, diced
  1. In a large bowl combine the coleslaw mix and diced onion.
  2. In a medium bowl combine mayonnaise, sugar, milk, buttermilk, lemon juice, vinegar, salt and pepper. Whisk until smooth and creamy.
  3. Pour mixture over coleslaw and mix well.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for several hours.
  5. Serve & Enjoy!


Make sure you check out my other easy recipes!

This recipe may be linked at I Should Be Mopping the Floor, Two Maids Milking, The Saturday Evening Pot, Permanent Posies, 33 Shades of Green, Blackberry Vine , Polka Dots on Parade, Southern Lovely, Crystal & Comp, Tatertots & Jello

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Ashley is a happily married stay at home mom to a beautiful little girl and a little boy. Ashley and her husband come from a small town and enjoy the simple pleasures in life, like GREAT FOOD. They love to try out new recipes and experiment in the kitchen together, but also enjoy reading, painting and photography.

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  1. This looks delicious!!
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