Not Your Grandma's Cole Slaw

May 20, 2012
Not Your Grandma's Cole Slaw

Author Notes: This cole slaw features Indian spice and a little kick of heat. I whisk the "dressing" in the bottom of a big bowl and then just add the veggies on top and stir it up. Every time I make it I like it just as much. Hope you do, too!Deborah Brown

Serves: 10-12


  • 1/2 cup mayonaise (unsweetened)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup wine vinegar
  • 1.5 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1.5 tablespoons ground fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne (more or less according to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cup head red cabbage, very thinly sliced
  • 1 or 2 carrots, grated
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/3 cup toasted pumpkin seeds
In This Recipe


  1. Place first 10 ingredients in the bottom of a large mixing bowl and whisk till blended. Add all the veggies and the cilantro and stir to combine. Sprinkle pumpkin seeds on top and serve.

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Jennett M. June 30, 2015
Yum, yum & more yum. Love this recipe.