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Homemade Coleslaw Dressing

 Homemade Coleslaw Dressing
Some cooked dressings can be heavy and overly sweet, especially if they contain cream, but this one isn't. This recipe dates back to 1942. Jewel Kiswer, Cartersville, Georgia
6-8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage

Directions

  • In a heavy saucepan, whisk the sugar, salt, mustard, paprika and egg
  • yolks until smooth. Gradually whisk in water and vinegar. Cook and
  • stir over medium heat until a thermometer reads 160° and mixture
  • is thickened. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature.
  • Place the cabbage in a bowl; add dressing and toss to coat.
  • Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 51 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.