Homemade Creamy Coleslaw

Homemade Creamy Coleslaw goes perfect with pulled pork and other BBQ and grilling dishes. For an extra kick to your pork sandwich, top it with this coleslaw.

Creamy Homemade Coleslaw - This Gal CooksHomemade Creamy Coleslaw

Have you ever made homemade coleslaw? If not, you’re totally missing out on a wonderful side dish. I found a delicious homemade creamy coleslaw recipe a few years ago and I’ve been making it ever since.  It’s very simple to make and it’s a hit with guests or gatherings that I bring it to. Love coleslaw on your hot dogs? This coleslaw’s for you. Love coleslaw on your BBQ pulled pork sandwich? This coleslaw pairs wonderfully with a pulled pork sandwich, either on top or on the side. I hope you will enjoy my recipe!

4.5 from 2 reviews
Homemade Creamy Coleslaw
Prep time
Total time
Recipe type: Side Dish, Salads
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
  • 1 16oz package of shredded coleslaw mix
  • 1 C mayonnaise
  • 2½ tbsp red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp celery seed
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together all ingredients minus the coleslaw mix.
  2. Add the coleslaw mix and combine with the dressing to coat.
Recipe adapted from allrecipes.com
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ C

Creamy Homemade Coleslaw - This Gal Cooks



  1. Mrs. Edwards says

    This sounds like a great side dish! I am actually making BBQ Chicken sliders tonight and this would be a great addition! I am your newest follower thanks to the GFC Blog Hop. Feel free to follow back at http://www.southernnewlywed22.blogspot.com I look forward to reading through your blog more!


  2. Mandy@OrangeAutumn says

    This looks fantastic!! I have never made coleslaw. I'll have to try it now. It seems pretty simple!

  3. Rosie says

    I quite literally love a bit of coleslaw; I've made it once. I love the idea of adding onion powder. I am not keen on the texture so I'd make the coleslaw without but still get the benefit of the taste. ONCE AGAIN: genius.

    R x

  4. says

    Now this was all I needed to make some homemade coleslaw, I am really upset now. I love coleslaw, this is getting bookmarked and I will be making this! Thanks Julie for sharing!

  5. Canadian Beauty says

    I love coleslaw! some people do it soooo wrong, but this recipe looks and sounds like a goodie!

  6. Jenna says

    This recipe is AH-MAZING!! I have this is the first time I’ve ever made coleslaw and I’m so pleased that my first time was a hit! This is going to be so wonderful ontop of my BBQ sandwiches! Thank you so much for sharing this!!

    • says

      I’m so happy you enjoyed this recipe, Jenna! We LOVE this coleslaw. One time I made a different coleslaw recipe, to try something new. My boyfriend said “make the other one” when I got around to making more for our next BBQ.

      Thanks for stopping by to let me know you enjoyed the recipe. :)

  7. Beth Anne says

    Just made this to go with dinner and it is great. Used fresh cabbage and carrots so wasn’t sure how much was in a bag so I just added more as needed for the amount of sauce. Perfect for me and the kids and adding a little hot sauce for him. Love it.

    • says

      Hi Beth Anne,

      Thanks so much for stopping by to let me know you enjoyed the recipe! I like the idea of adding a little hot sauce. We like our food with a little kick!


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