Go Back
+ servings
Coleslaw with Italian dressing made with red and green cabbage in a bowl

Coleslaw with Italian Dressing

Author: Louisa Clements
4.6 from 5 votes
Make a simple coleslaw at home with an Italian-inspired vinegar dressing with herbs and no mayonnaise.
Pin Print
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 1 minute
Cooling time30 minutes
Total: 41 minutes
servings icon
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 whole cabbage, shredded
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a saucepan, bring olive oil, cider vinegar, sugar, garlic, basil, salt and pepper to a boil. Boil for 30 seconds and remove from heat. Allow to cool slightly.
  • Pour warm dressing over cabbage, and toss to coat. Allow to stand until salad is cool. When cooled, cover and place in refrigerator to chill. When ready to serve, stir to mix cabbage.

Notes

This recipe gets even better the next day. 
Did you try this recipe?Leave a comment + rating and let me know what you think!