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Picnic Slaw

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


12-16 servings

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
Everyone loves this festive, colorful coleslaw. It not only looks good, it tastes great, too. Crisp vegetables covered with a light creamy dressing make a refreshing side dish you'll be proud to serve. -Jesse & Anne Foust, Bluefield, West Virginia


  • 1 medium head cabbage, shredded
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • Dash pepper


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Combine dressing ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Pour over vegetables; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 96 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 131mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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