Purple Cabbage Coleslaw

Ever wonder what on earth to do with those intimidating cabbages you see at the marketplace?  How on Earth do you prepare something yummy from them?  Well, a CloudMom fan offered to share her homemade coleslaw recipe as part of our healthy eating series!  Danielle recently prepared this purple cabbage coleslaw for a party and it was a huge success!  The recipe really is delicious and super easy, too.

Purple Cabbage Coleslaw

Coldslaw Ingredients:

  • 1 head red cabbage
  • 1 red onion
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup oil (canola or vegetable)
  • 1 cup vinegar (white or apple cider)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper

Green and Purple CabbagesDirections:

Dice cabbage and red onion into bite size pieces and toss with ¼ cup sugar, put into large mixing bowl. Then combine remaining ingredients in small sauce pan and bring to boil. Pour boiling mixture over cabbage, let set for  5 minutes, then mix all together. Chill in refrigerator before eating. Can serve on leaves of romaine lettuce.

Danielle and family

Danielle and her family are from Vermont and besides cooking healthy, enjoy many outdoor actives together.  Many thanks for sharing this awesome recipe with us, Danielle!

Do you have a homemade cold slaw recipe that you love?  Please share it – We all would love to try it.

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