Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is my grandmothers recipe. Everyone asks me to bring it for pot lucks. The trick was always the pickle juice. If you dont care for one of the vegetables just omit it and top up with another. This will serve 8 as a side salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop and mix all veggies in a medium size bowl.
  2. Prepare dressing and stir into slaw.
  3. Season to taste.
  4. Best if left to sit overnight so juices drain into dressing but is still good the first day.


Most Helpful

i was surprised how well this recipe went over with the family. the men in my family usually like a bite to their slaw hence i usually add some horseradish. well the females in my family are partial to a sweeter slaw. so when i saw the ingredients for this recipe i thought i would try it. an lo and behold my brothers even praised the taste; adding the pickle juice was just right to please all. i had served this with stuffed shells and green beans and my family (i think there was 17 of us there) said it was a great meal.

peggyjean April 03, 2002

Thanks for sharing this family recipe. I had my family over for Thanksgiving and wanted a different tasting coleslaw. Everyone just loved this coleslaw. I believe the pickle juice is the secret ingredient. A wonderful new addition to my cookbook.

Darlene10 October 13, 2002

I made this for a family barbecue and everyone loved it. Very easy too!

Barbara2 September 02, 2002

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