5-Ingredient Easy Cole Slaw Recipe

8 servings
10 min

This super easy cole slaw will make you wonder why you ever purchased store made instead of doing it this way! This recipe for easy coleslaw is great for all your parties and backyard BBQ's!

A full bowl of the finished easy cole slaw recipe.

Can I make this recipe for easy coleslaw in advance?

You can absolutely make this one a day or even more in advance. It gets better after a day or of sitting in the refrigerator. It's a simple recipe and when it has a chance to let those flavors meld together and soak into the cabbage it gets really delicious!

Feel free to make this one ahead of time and just give it a good stir before you are ready to serve it up!

A top down look at the finished recipe.

What do I need to make this version of easy cole slaw:

You will need cabbage that is shredded or coleslaw mix along with some mayonaise, white vinegar, sugar, dry. mustard, and salt.

A scoop of the finished easy cole slaw

If you have kids that like to work with you in the kitchen, this is a great recipe for them to make. It's simple, easy to make, doesn't require the stove or sharp knives, and it's very flexible and easy to fix if any of the measures get messed up!

5-Ingredient Easy Cole Slaw Recipe
Recipe details
  • 8  servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 10 min
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  • 2 (10-oz) bags finely shredded cabbage or coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons white vinegar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Place cabbage in a large bowl.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, dry mustard, and salt.
Pour dressing into the cabbage bowl.
Toss to coat.
Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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  • Msf27430720 Msf27430720 on Apr 20, 2023

    Boost flavor with 1\4 t celery salt or 1\8 teaspoon of celery seed. White wine vinegar adds a gourmet flair.

  • Con11113610 Con11113610 on Apr 21, 2023

    I do this recipe weekly but add celery seed just for one more level of taste !