“I adopted this recipe from recipe zaar because it sounded a lot like what a friend of mine makes. It has a nice tangy flavor to it and I would think it would work well with just about anything. I was worried about the amount of sugar in this but it was perfect for us. My contribution to this recipe was a little more celery seed and the addition of white pepper. Very nice for an oil/vinegar coleslaw and a nice change from the mayo mixture. It is very easy to prepare and will last for two weeks in the refrigerator. Makes a lot.”
8hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a deep bowl, alternate layers of cabbage and onion.
  2. Pour 7/8 cup sugar over the top.
  3. Let stand 2-3 hours covered or not, doesn't matter.
  4. Combine the rest of the dressing ingredients and bring to a rolling boil.
  5. Pour over cabbage and stir.
  6. Cover and refrigerate overnight, stirring once or twice.
  7. Serve with a slotted spoon.
  8. Cooking time is refrigeration time.

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