This easy homestyle coleslaw is rich, creamy, and just like your grandma used to make. It has an easy twist, though – it uses bagged coleslaw mix!
I love making coleslaw, but I don’t want to take the time to shred everything individually to prepare it. To make things easier, I love to use bagged coleslaw mix and skip the bulk of the prep work.
Coleslaw has always been one of my favorite sides. It’s so cool and creamy, and it’s the perfect complement to almost any dish. Making it with bagged mix allows me to get all that great flavor without hours of prep.
It only takes a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.
- pre-mixed coleslaw
- Miracle Whip
- sunflower seeds
- red grapes
In just a few easy steps, you’ll have delicious coleslaw that you’d never know was semi-homemade.
Step 1: In a small mixing bowl, whisk together Miracle Whip, milk, sugar, salt, and pepper.
Step 2: Place coleslaw mix in a large mixing bowl.
Step 3: Pour Miracle Whip mix over top and mix together.
Step 4: Add sunflower seeds, almonds, and grapes. Mix together.
Step 5: Chill and serve.
You don’t need much of anything to make this easy coleslaw. It only takes a few kitchen basics.
- Measuring cups and spoons
Mayonnaise: If you don’t like Miracle Whip, feel free to use mayonnaise.
Pecans: Pecans work well in place of almonds.
Looking for ways to change up this homestyle coleslaw? Here are some suggestions.
Spicy: Add a dash of cayenne or red pepper flakes for a spicy kick.
Raisins: Try adding raisins for even more flavor.
- Fold in your nuts and grapes gently so you don’t smash the grapes.
- Mix your Miracle Whip mixture thoroughly to ensure that everything is combined.
- For the best flavor, let your coleslaw chill for about an hour so the flavors have time to meld.
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You can store this coleslaw in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days.
It originated in the Netherlands. The name “coleslaw” comes from the Dutch expression, koosla, which literally means “cabbage salad”.
All your favorite outdoor dishes go with coleslaw. Think of things like barbecue, hamburger, hot dogs, and the like.
Easy Homestyle Coleslaw
Ready to make some yummy coleslaw? Print the recipe card below.
- 1 bag pre-mixed coleslaw
- 1 cup Miracle Whip
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
- 1/4 sliced almonds
- 1 cup seedless red grapes, sliced
- In a small mixing bowl, whisk together Miracle Whip, milk, sugar, salt, and pepper.
- Place coleslaw mix in a large mixing bowl. Pour Miracle Whip mix over top and mix together.
- Add sunflower seeds, almonds, and grapes. Mix together.
- Chill and serve.
Amount Per Serving Calories 130Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 5mgSodium 819mgCarbohydrates 18gFiber 2gSugar 15gProtein 2g
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