No Southern meal is complete without this comfort side. Our Creamy Southern Style Coleslaw will make it so easy, you’ll want to prepare it for every meal! This coleslaw calls for simple ingredients, which you probably already have at home.  Simply toss the crisp veggies in clean mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, and mustard, so you get a perfect blend of creamy and crunchy textures.

If you want to change things up, add some thin slices of fresh apple. This is a great side dish for any summer meal or barbecue! The cool flavors make it nice and refreshing for those hot days.

Creamy Southern Style Coleslaw

Creamy Southern Style Coleslaw

Yields: 8 servings | Serving Size: 1/2 cup | Calories: 177 | Total Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 123mg | Carbohydrates: 15g | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Protein: 3g | SmartPoints: 7


  • 1/2 cup clean mayonnaise (we used Primal Kitchen Mayo), more to taste
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 head green cabbage, shredded
  • 1 cup purple cabbage, shredded
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and shredded
  • 1 small sweet white onion, sliced thin strips
  • 2 granny smith apples, sliced into thin strips (optional for added sweetness)


Whisk together mayonnaise, yogurt, mustard, honey, vinegar, lemon juice, celery salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl. In a second large mixing bowl, toss together green and purple cabbage, carrot, onion, and apples (if using). Gradually pour the mayonnaise mixture over the top and mix to coat the cabbage. Allow to sit for 5 minutes and stir before serving.

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4 Comments on "Creamy Southern Style Coleslaw"

  1. marilee  June 3, 2017

    Where to get ‘clean mayonnaise’. Please and thank you

    • Gale Compton  June 3, 2017

      Marilee, Primal Kitchen is a favorite

  2. Jackie  June 5, 2017

    gale, this is Oklahoma I am going to look at Sprouts will I find Clean Mayo?

    • Gale Compton  June 5, 2017

      Hey Jackie in Oklahoma, If you have a Kroger check the organic section. You can also purchase at Earth Fare and Whole Foods. Here’s the online
      link 1/2 cup clean mayonnaise


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