Arkansas Slaw

Anita and I are always on the lookout for a great, easy recipe for a dish she can take with her to work for her lunches. This Arkansas slaw has quickly become a favorite. It’s one she makes often and never tires of, and that’s a major plus.

On the surface, this Arkansas slaw is pretty much your standard slaw. But, it’s the addition of apple and celery that really make it different. Super crunchy, with a great dressing, it holds up for days, making it perfect for those workweek lunches, a picnic, or a family get-together.

Arkansas Slaw

I use pre-packaged slaw mix almost every time I make a slaw at home. Yeah, I could grab some cabbage, some carrots and whatever else and chop it myself, but those little bags are usually cheap, priced nicely, and always look good in the grocery case.

I lived in Arkansas for a number of years and for the life of me I don’t know what makes this ‘Arkansas Slaw’. Maybe it’s just called that because it’s amazing… like Arkansas! There! I figured it out!

Also try my BBQ Shack slaw.

Arkansas Slaw

On the surface, this Arkansas slaw is pretty much your standard slaw. But, it's the addition of apple and celery that really make it different.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 188kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

For the dressing

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoons celery salt
  • 1 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper

For the slaw

  • 1 12 ounce coleslaw
  • 1 small sweet onion sliced thin or chopped
  • 1 red delicious apple peeled, cored, diced
  • 2 ribs celery chopped

Instructions

  • Whisk together all of the dressing ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Add the slaw ingredients and stir gently to combine.

Nutrition

Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 522mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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