Better than KFC or any deli slaw this tangy-sweet dressing with a pop of celery seed is a delicious side dish.
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5 from 2 votes

Coleslaw with Celery Seed

This delicious Coleslaw with Celery Seed is the perfect side with any BBQ or Picnic
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 Servings
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Judy Purcell


  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup coconut palm sugar
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoons celery seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 cups shredded green cabbage (about 1/2 head)
  • 3 cups shredded red cabbage (about 1/2 head)
  • ½ green bell pepper , finely diced
  • 1 large carrot , peeled and shredded
  • ½ cup grated sweet yellow onion
  • ¼ cup minced fresh parsley


  • In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, mustard, sugar, vinegar, buttermilk, celery seeds, salt and pepper; whisk well to dissolve the sugar.
  • In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Toss with the dressing until evenly coated. Adjust seasoning, to taste. Place in the refrigerator, covered, to chill and meld flavors for at least 1 hour before serving.


Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 364mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1245IU | Vitamin C: 25.6mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.6mg