Hill Country Confetti Cole Slaw

Best Side Dish for the Barbecue

The world's best pit-masters arrive in New York for the annual Big Apple BBQ.
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Add this cole slaw to your barbecue feast.


  • For the dressing:
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 2 teaspoons course ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½-¾ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of favorite fresh herb such as cilantro, Italian parsley, basil, thyme, leaves only
  • For the salad:
  • 8 cups thinly sliced white cabbage
  • 8 cups thinly sliced red cabbage
  • 4 cups shredded carrots
  • 2 cups julienne strips of sweet red pepper
  • 2 cups julienne strips of sweet yellow pepper
  • Cooking Directions

    Mix mayonnaise, sugar, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, and cumin until smooth and all the lumps are gone. Slowly add ½ cup of vinegar and whisk until combined. Taste and adjust salt and vinegar if necessary. Add herbs and mix to combine. The texture of the dressing should be thinner than a traditional mayo dressing.

    Mix cabbages, carrots and peppers together. Add dressing and mix to combine. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary. Let sit in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving.

    Best made fresh every day.

    Recipe Courtesy of Elizabeth Karmel, executive chef Hill Country Barbecue Market, June 2012

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: cabbage, mayonnaise, sugar, pepper

    Course: Side Dish

    More Info: Kid Friendly