Traditional Cole SlawServes eight to ten.

Yields 8 cups.

Ingredients of Traditional Cole Slaw:

  • 1/2 head Savoy or Dutch white cabbage, shredded (about 4-1/2 cups)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tbs. salt
  • 2 medium carrots, shredded (about 1 cup)
  • 7 scallions, finely chopped (about 2/3 cup)
  • 3 Tbs. apple-cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. sugar
  • 3 to 4 Tbs. sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp. celery seed
  • 1/2 tsp. caraway seed
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions for Traditional Cole Slaw:

In a medium stainless-steel bowl, soak the cabbage in the water and salt for half an hour. Drain the cabbage, rinse it, and drain any excess water. Toss the cabbage with the remaining ingredients and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours to allow the flavors to meld. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition information (per serving):

Size : per 1/2 cup; Calories (kcal): 20; Fat (g): 0.5; Fat Calories (kcal): 5; Saturated Fat (g): 0.5; Protein (g): 1; Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0; Carbohydrates (g): 4; Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0; Sodium (mg): 125; Cholesterol (mg): 0; Fiber (g): 1;

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