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Mayo-Free Coleslaw

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Mayo-Free Coleslaw

Vinaigrette Dressing (Ingredients below)

1 large cabbage (about 3 pounds) trimmed, quartered, and cored

1 medium-sized sweet onion, peeled and chopped small

1 medium-sized green pepper, seeded and chopped small (can use half red pepper, if desired for color)

1 C sugar
1 t salt
1 t dry mustard
1 t celery seeds
1 C cider vinegar
2/3 C vegetable oil


Slice each cabbage quarter very fine; combine with peppers and onions in a large bowl and toss to mix

Combine sugar, salt, mustard, and celery seeds in a small saucepan; add vinegar and oil and let come to a boil over moderate heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Pour over cabbage and toss well to mix. Cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.