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Tangy Coleslaw with Cooked Dressing Recipe

Serves 8


  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1 dash pepper, fresh-ground
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp grated onions
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cabbage head, shredded
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup green peppers, minced
  • 1 jicama (a jicama is a Mexican vegetable root, the texture of a turnip or potato but with its own unique taste.)


1. Peel jicama and cut into strips about 1/2 by 3 inches long to serve with the coleslaw after it is prepared and chilled.
2. Combine flour, sugar, salt, celery seed and pepper in pan.
3. Stir in vinegar gradually.
4. Add water, mustard and onion.
5. Cook over medium heat, stir constantly.
6. Cook until mixture thickens (don't undercook or it will have a starchy taste).
7. Stir small amount into beaten egg yolks; stir egg yolk mixture into the hot mixture.
8. Cook, stirring constantly for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes more.
9. Add margarine and stir until thoroughly incorporated.
10. Chill thoroughly.
11. Fold in sour cream.
12. Combine cabbage, carrots and green peppers (red peppers if you wish).
13. Toss lightly to blend.


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Main Ingredient:Vegetable / Cabbage
Vegetable / Jicama
Spreads and Sauces / Dressing

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