Classic Coleslaw

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 16 servings
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4 carrots, shredded

2 heads green cabbage, sliced thin 

1/4 head purple cabbage, sliced thin 

2 cups whole milk, plus more for thinning 

1 cup mayonnaise 

2 tablespoons sugar 

4 teaspoons white vinegar 

2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 

1/2 teaspoon salt 

1/4 cup minced fresh parsley 


  1. Combine the carrots and the green and purple cabbage in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together the milk, mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, black pepper, cayenne and salt. Add more milk if you like the dressing a little thinner. Pour over the cabbage mixture and toss to combine. Add the parsley and toss again.