Gran's Carolina Slaw

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Jun. 17, 2013

Looking for the down-home flavor of a southern vinegar based coleslaw? Here it is straight from our Gran!


Cabbage head 1 Large , finely shredded
Bell pepper 1 Medium , finely chopped
Sweet onion 1 Medium , finely chopped
Carrots 2 , grated
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (250 ml)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Vegetable oil 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (150 ml)
Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
Celery seed 1 Teaspoon
Cider vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (250 ml)



1. In a large serving bowl, combine shredded cabbage, chopped bell pepper, onions, and grated carrots.

For Dressing:

2. Place a small pot over medium heat, combine vegetable oil, cider vinegar, salt, sugar, dry mustard, and celery seed. Bring it to a boil. Simmer and stir until sugar dissolves.


3. Pour the hot dressing over vegetables and toss well.

4. Cover and refrigerate for a couple of hours or until thoroughly chilled.


5. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 248Calories from Fat 132

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 221 mg9.21%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 24 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet