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Best Homemade Cole Slaw Recipe

This is my best homemade cole slaw recipe. It has everything you're looking for: The beautifully crunchy texture of the cabbage, combined with a lightly creamy, sweet and sour tangy dressing. And this recipe is so easy, you'll be done in less than 10 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Chilling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 8


  • 1-½ to 2 lb cabbage (about 4 cups chopped/shredded)
  • 3 carrots, finely shredded
  • ½ c mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Shred and/or chop cabbage. Finely shred carrots and toss in a bowl with cabbage.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together mustard, sugar, lemon juice, and apple cider vinegar until well blended. Then, add the mayonnaise, salt, and pepper, and whisk again until smooth. Taste, and add more salt and pepper to taste, if necessary. 
  • Pour the dressing over the chopped cabbage and toss well. Chill in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours before serving. Enjoy!