Side Dishes

Loretta's Famous Coleslaw

Posted: July 27

Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 10 servings

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Loretta's Famous Coleslaw is a favorite at cookouts, picnics, and barbecues, and now it can become a favorite in your household! This coleslaw is crunchy and flavorful, with a blend of creamy mayonnaise, tangy mustard and vinegar, and rich buttermilk; it’s wonderful on its own or alongside burgers, ribs, or grilled chicken. Loretta's Famous Coleslaw is famous because it’s delicious, and once you taste it you’ll be starstruck.


2 (14 ounce) bags coleslaw mix
1/3 cup white sugar
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard or yellow mustard
1 1/2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper


Step 1

Fill a large bowl with both bags of the coleslaw mix.

Step 2

In a smaller bowl, combine the white sugar, milk, mayonnaise, buttermilk, mustard, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, onion powder, salt and pepper. Whisk vigorously until thoroughly combined.

Step 3

Pour the dressing mixture over the coleslaw mix, and stir it to combine.

Step 4

If possible, allow the mixture to sit for about 1 hour before serving.

Step 5


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