The name coleslaw comes from the Dutch name "koosla" a combination of the words kool which means cabbage and sla which means salad.
4 cups shredded cabbage (green, red, or combination)
1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
1/2 cup raisins
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, toss to mix. Refrigerate at least an hour before serving.