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Old Fashioned Coleslaw

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Ingredients
  Margarine 4 Teaspoon (1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Low fat milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Apple cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Powdered mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Celery seed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Shredded green cabbage 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped green bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped pimiento 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a small saucepan, melt margarine over medium-high heat.
2) To this, add the flour and mix well, quickly.
3) Over medium-high heat, cook this for 1 minute, stirring continuously.
4) Now, add milk to this mixture.
5) Now, over low heat, simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring in between. By now, the mixture will become thick. Keep it aside.
6) In a small mixing bowl, add the egg, vinegar, mustard, sugar, celery seed, salt and pepper.
7) With a wire whisk, beat the ingredients in this bowl well.
8) To the beaten egg mixture, add some of the milk mixture.
9) Now, to the milk mixture in the saucepan, add this.
10) Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly. The flavors should blend well by now. Do not overcook the milk. Keep it aside to cool.

FINALIZING
11) In a medium sized mixing bowl, mix together the remaining ingredients.
12) On top, add the dressing. Toss well.
13) With a plastic wrap, cover and keep in the refrigerator for an hour. The flavors should blend well before serving.

SERVING
14) Serve the Old Fashioned Coleslaw cold, in a decorative platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cabbage
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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