Helen's Hungarian Coleslaw

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by BoxOWine

Helen is my mother. no matter what i do, i cant get the coleslaw to taste like hers but this recipe comes very close. i think the love she had for us came through her pores when she squeezed the cabbage. cant buy that or duplicate it. thanks mom, i miss you terribly.

Top Review by CountryLady

What a wonderful tribute to your mother!! This is very similar to the one that my own mom makes - but I always guessed at the quantities as she never measures. Next time, I'll use red wine vinegar to make the dressing a tad sweeter. Thanx for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix dressing ingredients until smooth.
  2. place sliced cabbage in colander, sprinkle with salt and mix well.
  3. let drain for at least 1/2 hour.
  4. squeeze cabbage in colander with hands to remove excess water.
  5. mix onion and carrot into cabbage.
  6. add dressing, and mix well.
  7. cover and refrigerate for a few hours to let flavors develop.

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