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Coleslaw with Blueberries in serving bowl

When I saw this recipe I thought it was interesting with the blueberries – but was a bit skeptical on how it would taste. I was pleasantly surprised on how the blueberries added a nice sweetness and a different texture than a traditional coleslaw. You can determine how much miracle whip or mayonnaise to add depending if you want it creamy or a bit drier. It was quick to make since I used a pre-packaged bag of cole slaw with sliced carrots. A great way to put together a side dish for a picnic that doesn’t take a lot of work. The blueberries stored well mixed with the salad for several days. Plus I added some sherry (not cooking sherry) for fun! This recipe was adapted from Food TV.

Coleslaw with Blueberries Close up

Prepackage bag of shredded cabbage and carrots
1/2 of a sweet onion, diced

Dressing:
1 1/2 cup miracle whip, light
1 tbsp sherry
1 1/2 tbsp honey
salt

Toppings:
blueberries
chopped cilantro

Combine ingredients in a small bowl. Add shredded cabbage, carrots, and onion into a large bowl. Add dressing and mix well. Place in refrigerator to chill. When serving topped with more blueberries and chopped cilantro if desired.

20 thoughts on “Creamy Coleslaw with a Splash of Sherry Topped with Blueberries

  1. kanzensakura says:

    Interesting. Blue berries are coming in, fast and furious from NC

    1. Bernice says:

      It definitely is interesting – but it was good! Of course I adore blueberries!! I need to find more recipes.

      1. kanzensakura says:

        I’ve taken to eating them on my oatmeal. I just sprinkle some over. I also take plain bagel, spread with some low fat cream cheese, top with blueberries, and toast until the blueberries burst apart. Simple and good. They can also be used in the peach cobbler I just posted, either w/ the peaches or by themselves.

      2. Bernice says:

        I love blueberries! They are great on oatmeal – makes it easier to eat. I also like them on my pancakes and just plain. Oh yeah… and in my yogurt. The list really is endless. 🙂

      3. kanzensakura says:

        and bestest of all, I like to put them in a bowl and pop them in my mouth like popcorn!

      4. Bernice says:

        Me too! That is the ultimate!!

  2. AgileWriter says:

    Awesome like!!
    Try special Mozzarella Cheese filled Hearts..
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    1. Bernice says:

      Your recipe looks fantastic! I love the little effort with a big punch!

  3. Ingrid says:

    Interesting combinations I would never have thought of. I like the idea of adding cilantro. Still not sure about the blueberries though 😉

    1. Bernice says:

      Luckily for the blueberries you could just add a couple to your plate to see if you like them or not. 🙂

  4. milkandbun says:

    Cabbage and blueberries, really? I’ve try savoury salad-cabbage and cranberry..

    1. Bernice says:

      It sounds odd – doesn’t it? But it was good. I will have to try the cranberries next time. Thanks for the tip! 🙂

      1. milkandbun says:

        You’re welcome! 🙂

  5. willowdot21 says:

    I might have to try that Bernice it sound nasty though!! 😉

    1. Bernice says:

      ha ha ha… that is what I thought first! But you could always just add a couple to your plate and see if you like them or not. 🙂

  6. Sheryl says:

    I like cole slaw–I’ll have to try adding some blueberries the next time that I make it.

    1. Bernice says:

      Try adding a few blueberries when you are serving it to see if you like them. I thought it would be too odd… but being a food blogger I thought I would give it a chance! 🙂

  7. Sophie33 says:

    Yum Yum Yum Yummm! I would add a bit more sherry to it! 😉

    1. Bernice says:

      I think I did add a bit more sherry, ha ha ha 🙂

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