cole slaw

Nutty Cole Slaw

Nutty Cole Slaw

I love cole slaw and enjoy it both as a side salad or on sandwiches. I was making cole slaw and decided to add some peanuts. I enjoyed the crunch they added to the dish. I must confess, if I had cashews I would have used them instead, but the peanuts were great, too. This salad would make a nice addition to your holiday menu.

Nutty Cole Slaw

6-8 cups finely sliced cabbage

2/3 c. mayo, you can add a little more if you like- I don’t like a lot of dressing on mine

1/4 c. cider vinegar

1/4 c. sugar

1 t. celery seeds

1/2 c. peanuts, or more

Place cabbage in mixing bowl. In a small bowl combine the rest of the ingredients, except the peanuts, and stir until smooth. Pour over the cabbage and toss to coat. Chill. Add peanuts just before serving.

Polynesian Cole Slaw

Polynesian Cole Slaw

Polynesian Cole Slaw

I got this recipe from a friend many years ago. We made it in class the other night. It’s a nice variation on a salad I enjoy a lot of different ways. The crunch of the cabbage goes well with the sweetness of the fruit. Since cabbage is on sale everywhere lately I thought I would share the recipe with you.


    Polynesian Cole Slaw

4 c. shredded cabbage

1 (11oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained or 2 mandarin oranges, peeled and separated

1 (8 oz.) can pineapple tidbits, drained, reserving 2 T. of the juice

1/4 c. mayonnaise

1/2  t. fresh grated ginger

1/4 t. each nutmeg and white pepper

Combine cabbage with fruit and set aside. Combine remaining ingredients including reserved juice to make dressing and pour over cabbage mixture, tossing gently to coat. Chill several hours or overnight before serving. Serves 8.


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