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Coleslaw with sour cream – recipe for Russian white cabbage salad

Coleslaw with sour cream / Russian white cabbage salad

Crispy, fresh, delicious tastes the Russian white cabbage salad with egg and sour cream. It's also filling, healthy, and lightning fast to make at home with just three main ingredients, although the recipe can be modified a bit depending on your tastes. You can enjoy the coleslaw with sour cream on its own or with a side dish at any time of the year. It is also ideal for a barbecue.
Course Salad
Cuisine Russian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 400 g white cabbage raw
  • 3 eggs
  • approx. 150 g sour cream
  • 1 bunch dill alternatively
  • salt


  • Hard boil eggs and let them cool.
  • Cut white cabbage into thin strips and place in a salad bowl.
  • Alternatively, chop dill and add to white cabbage in salad bowl.
  • Pellet boiled eggs, cut them into cubes and add them to the white cabbage in the salad bowl as well.
  • Add sour cream and mix well all ingredients. Season the coleslaw with salt.


  • It is best to use young white cabbage for the coleslaw recipe.
  • Instead of dill, use other herbs, such as parsley or spring onions.
  • In addition, you can add various vegetables to the coleslaw, including fresh cucumbers or raw carrots.
  • You can refine the coleslaw with any spices. You can also add garlic, onion or mustard.
  • You can adjust the amount of sour cream to taste, depending on how creamy you like the salad.
  • Instead of sour cream, you can make the Russian white cabbage salad with mayonnaise or natural yogurt.
  • Note the detailed tips and tricks for making the Russian coleslaw with sour cream at the top of the post.