Mom’s Healthy but Delicious Coleslaw

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in
Rose's Celebrations

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 1992

  • About

When I was growing up, “good for you” invariably applied to things I did not want to eat. There were, however, a few exceptions, the main one being our family’s special version of coleslaw, invented by my grandmother who lived with us and did the cooking. Rather than the usual creamy dressing, it was prepared with equal parts of freshly squeezed lemon juice and oil. It wouldn’t be the same without the minced garlic and in recent years, my mother’s much appreciated addition has been curra