Square One Coleslaw

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Back to Square One

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

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On the Fourth of July I revel in our classic American favorites, and coleslaw is part of our clambake and lobster platter. I’ve added sour cream to the basic mayonnaise dressing as I think it provides a nice tang.


  • 1 large head green cabbage
  • 3 carrots
  • 1 tablespoon dry



Shred the cabbage with a knife or with the shredding blade of a grater or food processor. Grate the carrots into long shreds.

Combine the mustard, sugar, and salt in a large bowl and stir in enough vinegar to form a paste. Gently stir in the mayonnaise and sour cream or yogurt. Thin with remaining vinegar to taste. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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