New Orleans Coleslaw

(from Faire Raven’s recipe box)

Source: Nigella Express

Categories: Salad, Side, veggies


  • 1 head of white or savoy cabbage, 2lbs before trimming
  • 2 carrots
  • 4 scallions
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1 cup best-quality mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c buttermilk
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2/3 c pecans, fairly finely chopped


  1. Trim and shred the cabbage, you can do this either by hand or with a food processor.

  2. Peel and grate the carrots, and finely slice the scallions and celery. Toss all the vegetables together in a bowl.

  3. Whisk together the mayonnaise, buttermilk, maple syrup, and vinegar and coat the shredded vegetables with this dressing.

  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper and toss in the chopped nuts.

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