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J. Alexander's Coleslaw Recipes

BLUE CHEESE COLESLAW
J. Alexander's Restaurant Recipe

1 pound green cabbage, shredded
1/2 pound red cabbage, shredded
2 carrots, peeled and shredded
1/4 cup sweet onion, finely chopped
2 green onions, chopped
1/3 cup cider vinegar
3 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup good quality mayonnaise
1/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese ( Maytag is the brand J. Alexander's uses)
salt and pepper, to taste

Shred cabbage and carrots into a large mixing bowl. Chop sweet and green onions and add to bowl.

Heat cider vinegar and sugar in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to boil; cool slightly. Toss cider mixture with cabbage mixture and let sit 15 minutes.

Drain the vegetables well and return to bowl. In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, sour cream and crumbled blue cheese; season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over vegetables and toss well to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. Makes 6 servings.

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SOUTHERN COLESLAW
J. Alexander's Restaurant Recipe 

2 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 sour cream
2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup blue cheese, cut into 1/4 inch cubes
3 cups green cabbage, shredded, chopped or grated
1 cup red cabbage, shredded, chopped or grated
1 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup chopped parsley

In a mixing bowl, whisk together vinegar and sugar until the sugar dissolves. Whisk in mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, buttermilk,  Worcestershire sauce and black pepper. Fold cheese into dressing with a rubber spatula, taking care not to  break cheese pieces. This should be made in advance and refrigerated for up to 2 hours before blending with cabbage mixture. Spin cabbages well to remove moisture. In a large mixing bowl thoroughly combine green cabbages, carrots and parsley. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Combine dressing and cabbage mixture and serve immediately.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for posting the J. Alexander's maytag bleu cheese recipe! I don't normally like cole slaw but I loved theirs and have been looking for the recipe for awhile!

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