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A bowl of traditional Southern U.S. coleslaw
Alternative names'Slaw
Place of originNetherlands, Germany
Serving temperaturecold or warm
Main ingredientsCabbage and mayonnaise
Variationswithout mayonnaise (only oil, vinegar and spices)

Coleslaw is a salad that uses mostly cabbage and mayonnaise. Cream can also be used as dressing, and vinegar can be added as seasoning.

History[change | change source]

The word "Coleslaw" came from before 1800 from the Dutch word for cabbage salad.