You don't need to buy coleslaw dressing. If you're wondering what dressing to use for coleslaw, this recipe for the salad has a mayonnaise-based dressing that tastes authentically homemade. It is fast, easy to make, and I'll bet you have the ingredients on hand in your pantry already! Cabbage is a seasonal vegetable almost year round in Canada, which makes this one of our regular family dinner recipes on a budget that we enjoy. This post also includes a link to a seasonal vegetable calendar.