One easy coleslaw recipe that uses mayonnaise is available on the Food Network website, as of 2015. This recipe calls for 6 cups of shredded cabbage, 1 cup of mayonnaise, 1 cup of shredded carrots, 1/4 cup of white wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of celery seed. Remaining ingredients are 1/4 cup of suga
Ellen's Kitchen recommends preparing 3 or 4 gallons of coleslaw for a gathering of 100 people. This amount of coleslaw requires about 20 pounds of cabbage.
A basic recipe for coleslaw calls for shredded cabbage and carrots coated in a creamy sauce made from mayonnaise, seasonings and vinegar. There are many coleslaw recipe variations.
Foods that go well with coleslaw include fried chicken, corned beef sandwiches, hot dogs, Polish sausages and grilled meats. For example, coleslaw is an added condiment to mustard and mayonnaise in a corned beef sandwich with Swiss on toasted rye bread.
For 15-minute coleslaw, gather 1 head of white cabbage, 2 carrots, 2 celery stalks, 4 scallions and 1 cup mayonnaise. Also collect 4 tablespoons buttermilk, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper. Prep vegetables, mix the ingredients together and serve.
Coleslaw's roots can be traced back to the ancient Romans, who served cabbage with eggs, vinegar and spices; no specific person is credited with its invention. Since then, hundreds of variations have been concocted for this popular side dish.
Approximately 1 1/2 gallons plus one cup of coleslaw, or 25 cups, is needed to serve 50 people, assuming each serving is 1/2 cup. It takes between 10 and 12 pounds of raw cabbage to make 50 servings of coleslaw.
To make an easy coleslaw recipe combine 2/3 cup mayonnaise, 1/4 cup sugar, 3 tablespoons milk, 2 tablespoons vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper, then add one bag of coleslaw mix. Cover the coleslaw and refrigerate it for a few hours or overnight for the best flavor.
To make a basic coleslaw, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, sugar and salt, and then mix this with shredded cabbage in a nonreactive bowl. Allow the mixture to marinate in the refrigerator for at least an hour for the flavors to meld and the cabbage to soften.
Some easy coleslaw recipes include Creamy Coleslaw by Bobby Flay, Quick Coleslaw by Martha Stewart and Oil and Vinegar Slaw by Rachael Ray. Coleslaw is a cold side dish made from cabbage that can include ingredients such as carrots, mayonnaise and celery.