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Betsy's Sweet & Sour Coleslaw Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Bowers
Added: Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. (about 1/2 medium head red or green cabbage, shredded)
1 large carrot, peeled and grated
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp. kosher salt or 1 tbsp. table salt
1/4 tsp. celery seed
1 small onion chopped
(1 shallot, chopped - optional)
1 chopped Granny Smith apple

6 tbsp. olive oil (or vegetable)
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar (or apple cider vinegar)


Directions:
Directions:
Toss cabbage and carrot with sugar, salt and celery seed in colander sitting over a bowl. Let cabbage sit for about 30 minutes to wilt.

Discard liquid from bowl. Add cabbage to bowl and add oil and vinegar. Toss to coat. Season with pepper. Cover and refrigerate.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
approx. 6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour approx (including time for the cabbage to sit and "wilt")
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My friend Betsy usually serves this coleslaw during summer backyard barbecues. It's always a big hit.

 

 

 

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