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Jenny's Coleslaw

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My family has this running joke.  If there is a food we love, a food that outshines all competition, we say it came with us.

This coleslaw came with me. My mom has made it for as long as I can remember. I have tried other recipes for slaw only to find them not living up to my expectations.


Coleslaw is easy, so easy. Cabbage, carrots, dressing, and you're done. Sure, you can get fancy with purple cabbage or celery. I think the most important part of coleslaw is the dressing. I like my dressing extra creamy. The sour cream makes this.

Ingredients
1 head green cabbage, stalk removed, leaves shredded
1 carrot, grated
2 Tablespoons onion, finely minced (optional)
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayo
1 teaspoon yellow mustard
2 Tablespoons sugar
2 Tablespoons white vinegar
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt

Method
1. Combine the dressing ingredients, sour cream, mayo, mustard, sugar, vinegar, salt, pepper and whisk until blended well.


2. In a large mixing bowl, toss cabbage, c…