Creamy Buttermilk Coleslaw

Published August 1, 2006.

Why this recipe works:

Buttermilk gives coleslaw a great tang, but it turns into a watery sauce as the cabbage sits. For a creamy buttermilk coleslaw recipe that kept the tang but also featured a consistently creamy sauce, we salted the shredded cabbage to remove excess water. Then we added a little mayonnaise to… read more

Buttermilk gives coleslaw a great tang, but it turns into a watery sauce as the cabbage sits. For a creamy buttermilk coleslaw recipe that kept the tang but also featured a consistently creamy sauce, we salted the shredded cabbage to remove excess water. Then we added a little mayonnaise to our recipe to give the sauce some body and thicken the dressing. And finally, to make up for any tanginess that the mayonnaise dulled, we added a bit of sour cream to our Creamy Buttermilk Coleslaw.

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Serves 8 to 10

Make this slaw up to 1 hour before serving.

Ingredients

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