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Sweet and Sour Coleslaw Recipe

Sweet and Sour Coleslaw Recipe

The fresh flavor and crunchy texture of garden vegetables star in this tart colorful coleslaw. Lightly dressed with vinegar and oil, it's a refreshing summer salad. My mom fixed it often when I was growing up...and it continues to be requested often. — Pat Cole Polebridge, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 6 cups shredded cabbage
  • 4 medium carrots, shredded
  • 4 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, carrots, celery, green pepper and onion. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the vinegar, oil, sugar, salt, pepper and paprika; shake well. Pour over cabbage mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 97 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 385 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.