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5 from 18 votes

THE BEST SOUTHERN COLESLAW

The best southern coleslaw tastes just like the one you get at KFC. Actually - it might be better and it only takes a few minutes to make!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: KFC Cole Slaw
Servings: 10
Calories: 131kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook

Ingredients

  • 2 (14 oz) bags coleslaw mix
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard or yellow
  • 1 ½ tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp onion powder (or 2 tbsp. freshly grated onion)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, dump in both bags of coleslaw mix.
  • In a smaller bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients.
  • Whisk vigorously until thoroughly combined.
  • Pour mixture over coleslaw mix.
  • Stir coleslaw to combine.
  • If possible, allow mixture to sit for about an hour before serving.
  • Stir again before serving.

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Notes

Got some heads of cabbage to use? No problem. Just dice up a head or two of cabbage (about 8 cups) and shred about 2-3 carrots to substitute.

Nutrition

Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 29.9mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 0.4mg