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German Coleslaw Recipe

This recipe has been handed down through generations of German families in northern Idaho. Everyone around here makes it. It's good served either warm or cold.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. YIELD:14-18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cabbage, finely shredded
  • 3 to 4 green onions, sliced
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 cup canola oil

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine cabbage and onions. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar, celery seed and salt; bring to a boil. Add oil; return to boiling and cook until sugar dissolves. Pour over cabbage; toss gently. Chill. Yield: 14-18 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 126 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 206 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.