German Coleslaw Recipe

AKA: German Coleslaw
Submitted By: Taz


2 lbs White OR Green Cabbage - finely shredded
2 Large Carrots - peeled and large grated
½ Small Red OR White Onion - sliced thin
½ Cup Cider Vinegar
3 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tbs Dry Mustard
1 Tbs Caraway Seed
2 Tbs Kosher Salt
½ tsp White Pepper
1 Quart Water

  1. Place a medium pan over medium-high heat - Add water and salt and bring to a boil
  2. Place the shredded cabbage in a large bowl - Pour the boiled water over the top of the cabbage - Allow to sit until water has cooled (apx 30-45 minutes)
  3. After water has cooled, transfer to a salad spinner* and give it a good spin
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, oil, dry mustard, and white pepper until smooth and emulsified
  5. Fold in Cabbage, carrot, sliced onion, and caraway seed - Gently mix until completely coated
  6. Cover and chill in refrigerator for at least 4 hours (up to overnight) before serving
  7. Adjust seasoning with additional salt, pepper, and/or vinegar
  8. Serve slightly chilled
* If you don't have a salad spinner, transfer to a large colander and press out as much water as
  possible (use a small plate as a 'press')

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