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Sweet and Sour Coleslaw

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


10 servings

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


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 97 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 385mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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