Fabulous & Delicious Recipes by Material Maidel & Friends
Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Sweet & Sour Red Cabbage Slaw
It took me a while to find the perfect red cabbage coleslaw! My father doesn't like mayonnaise but loves cole slaw so this is a great mayonnaise-free recipe. I've also made this salad using green cabbage instead of red (or purple) cabbage and it turned out equally delicious.
Ingredients 1 small head red or purple cabbage 1 small white onion 1 medium carrot, peeled 1 red bell pepper (optional), julienned (finely sliced) 1 tbsp salt 1 cup white vinegar 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup olive oil salt and pepper to taste
Instructions 1. Shred cabbage, onion, and carrot using mandolin or food processor. Place in bowl and add red bell pepper and 1 tbsp salt and mix. 2. In a small pot, add vinegar, sugar and oil. Bring to a boil and slowly pour hot dressing over cabbage. Add only as much dressing as necessary to fully coat cabbage. Cabbage will turn a bright fuchsia color. Do not mix. 3. Cool coleslaw and add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately and enjoy!