SALAD RECIPE

Homemade Coleslaw salad made easy

Infact, the name is borrowed from the Dutch expression koosla, meaning Cabbage salad

In Summary

• The name is borrowed from the Dutch expression koosla. 

• Koosla means cabbage salad, because shredded cabbage is the main ingredient.

Coleslaw salad
Coleslaw salad
Image: Margaret Wanjiru

Coleslaw is the simplest salad to make.

The dish is originally from Netherlands. In fact, the name is borrowed from the Dutch expression koosla.

Koosla means cabbage salad, because shredded cabbage is the main ingredient.

Ingredients;

  • 4 Cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • ½ cup sliced onion
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp. sugar

Preparation

Step 1

Whisk mayonnaise, sugar, lemon juice, vinegar, pepper and salt together in a bowl until smooth and creamy

Step 2

Pour in the grated cabbage and carrots

Step 3

(Optional) Refrigerate over night

Enjoy with fried chicken or sandwich

Coleslaw salad on a plate
Coleslaw salad on a plate
Image: Margaret Wanjiru