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Light and Easy Summer Slaw


Light and Easy Summer Slaw

Easy Summer Slaw

Photo: Diana Rattray
This light and delicious cole slaw is more than just a cabbage salad. This refreshing summer slaw is made with a variety of vegetables and a light and easy dressing.

Prep Time: 12 minutes

Cook Time: 1 minute

Total Time: 13 minutes

Yield: Serves 6


  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 medium cabbage, chopped
  • 1/2 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 tomato, seeds removed, chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped


In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, mustard, sugar, oil, celery seeds, and black pepper; stir to combine. Bring to a boil; remove from heat.

Combine the chopped vegetables in a large bowl; toss with the hot dressing mixture. Chill thoroughly before serving, then toss again.

This salad is great with ham, hot dogs, or sausages, and it's a nice light option. Serves 6

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