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Celery Seed Slaw Recipe

Celery Seed Slaw Recipe

A simple cooked dressing gives this crisp cabbage mixture a delightful sweet-and-sour flavor my family savors. When I was a child, my mother used the recipe often, too. It's perfect for potlucks since you make it ahead, then chill it before serving. -Ronnie Stone, Arapahoe, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds medium head cabbage, coarsely shredded
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, carrot and green pepper;set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar, salt and celery seed; bring to a boil. Pour over cabbage mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 73 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 459 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.