Side Dishes

Famous Coleslaw Salad

Posted: June 30

Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

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If you were a celebrity, what would your claim to fame be? Imagine if you were known for creating a delicious Famous Coleslaw Salad! You'd probably walk the red carpet carrying a big bowl overflowing with lots of flavors thanks to the fresh coleslaw mix, bouncy pasta noodles, tangy red onions, and juicy English cucumbers. The creamy, savory dressing atop it all would surely bring you a standing ovation. Being known for a Famous Coleslaw Salad sounds more like a funky dream, but your tastebuds can confirm it's not as crazy as you'd think!


For the dressing:
1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
For the salad:
8 ounces small pasta
1 (14-ounce) package coleslaw mix
1 red onion, finely diced
1 English cucumber, thinly sliced


Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, granulated sugar, apple cider vinegar, salt, and pepper until smooth and well combined.

Step 2

Cook the pasta to al dente according to the package instructions.

Step 3

Drain the water and rinse the pasta with cold water. Set aside.

Step 4

Add the cooked pasta, coleslaw mix, red onions, and cucumbers to the dressing mixture.

Step 5

Toss to coat all the ingredients with the dressing.

Step 6

Cover and chill for at least 1 hour and up to overnight.

Step 7


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