Simple Coleslaw

Simple Coleslaw

This recipe will help you make half your plate fruits and
vegetables. Cabbage can be steamed, baked, or stuffed,
as well as eaten raw.

Makes: 6 servings (approximately 1 cup, each)
 6 cups cabbage (shredded)
 1 carrot (cleaned, peeled, and shredded)
 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
 1/2 cup cider vinegar (or white vinegar)
 1/4 cup sugar
 1 teaspoon mustard (or dry mustard seed)
 2 teaspoons celery seed (if you like)
 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)

  1. Place the shredded cabbage and carrots in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl add mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, and salt. If using celery seed, add that too.
  3. Mix the cabbage and carrots well with the dressing.
  4. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving.

This is a very basic coleslaw recipe that can be made from ingredients you probably already
have in your kitchen, especially the dressing ingredients. Possible alternative purchased salad dressings
include: classic coleslaw dressing, ranch dressing and poppy seed dressing. Other ingredients you could add
 Sliced or diced apples
 Mandarin oranges
 Diced green pepper
 Raisins or dried cranberries
 Green onions
 Sunflower seeds
 Peanuts
 Pineapple

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