Salata de Varza (Coleslaw)

  • Serves

    serves 8


The recipe for this deli staple comes from Silvia Weiss, a kosher caterer in Bucharest.


  • 3 medium carrots, peeled and grated
  • ½ large white cabbage, shredded
  • 3 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Fresh dill sprigs, for garnish


Step 1

Combine carrots and cabbage in a large bowl. Whisk together mayonnaise, oil, and vinegar in a small bowl and pour over cabbage mixture. Season with salt and pepper and toss to combine. Let coleslaw sit for 30 minutes to allow flavors to meld; serve at room temperature or chilled.

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