Classic Creamy Coleslaw

Classic Creamy Coleslaw IMAGE Author: Canadian Living Credits: Classic Creamy Coleslaw IMAGE

Fennel gives this coleslaw an added crunch with a hint of licorice flavour. If you have one, use a mandoline to slice the hard vegetables paper-thin.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2003

Ingredients

Coleslaw Mix:
  • 8 cups finely shredded cabbage
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups grated carrots
  • half red onion thinly sliced
Creamy Dressing:
  • 3/4 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Method

Coleslaw Mix: In large bowl, toss together cabbage with 1 tsp of the salt. In separate bowl, toss together carrots, onion and remaining salt. Let both stand for 1 hour.

In colander, drain cabbage. By handfuls, squeeze out excess mositure and return to bowl. Repeat with carrot mixture; add to cabbage and toss to combine.

Creamy Dressing: Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard and celery seeds.

To Finish: Toss together coleslaw mix, dressing and parsley. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.)

Change it up: Classic Tangy Coleslaw
Omit Creamy Dressing. Whisk together 1/3 cup vinegar, 2 tbsp vegetable oil, 4 tsp granulated sugar, 1 tsp dry mustard and 1/2 tsp celery seeds; toss with coleslaw mix and parsley. Refrigerate as directed. This slaw is an ideal side with fried fish.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 260 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 67.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 6 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 13 g

%RDI

  • Iron 5.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 16.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 42.0
  • Vitamin C 60.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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