Vinegar Based Coleslaw Recipe

If you are looking for a ridiculously easy recipe for slaw, then look not further than this Vinegar Based Coleslaw recipe. It definitely seems like vinegar coleslaws has been all the craze in the coleslaw world the last few years. They’re more flavorful and to me provide way more flavor when either eat by itself or when topped off on a big fat smoked brisket or pork sandwich.
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Chef Billy Parisi


  • 1/2 thinly sliced head of green cabbage
  • 1 cup of thinly sliced red cabbage
  • 2 whole shredded carrots
  • 3 thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of grainy mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of honey or 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of celery seed
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste


  1. In a small bowl whisk together vinegar, mustard, honey and olive oil and set aside. In a separate bowl mix together cabbages, carrots, green onions and celery seed.
  2. Next, pour a small amount of the dressing on the cabbage mixture and mix together until combined and until desired amount of dressing is achieved.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, and chill before serving.