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This simple coleslaw recipe has a delicious creamy homemade dressing that's perfectly tangy and sweet. The best classic coleslaw that is perfect for pulled pork, picnics, or BBQs. 

Simple Creamy Coleslaw Recipe

This creamy coleslaw recipe is the perfect side dish for BBQs, picnics, or sandwiches. This version is really quick and easy, and the dressing is made from scratch with pantry staples. Ready in 10 minutes!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword creamy coleslaw recipe, easy coleslaw recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 159kcal


  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (or sour cream)
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar (use white or cider)
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder (optional)
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 pound coleslaw mix


  • Add the mayo, Greek yogurt, sugar, vinegar, onion power, and salt & pepper to a small bowl and whisk together until smooth. Give it a taste and adjust ingredients if needed to suit your tastes (e.g. add more sugar or vinegar).
  • Add the coleslaw mix to a large bowl. Pour the dressing over top and toss until combined. Season with extra salt & pepper as needed. 
  • Coleslaw can be served immediately or chill it for a few hours first. 


  • Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy only and should be construed as an estimate rather than a guarantee. Ingredients can vary and Salt & Lavender makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information.


Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 138mg | Potassium: 157mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 87IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg