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Freezer Slaw Recipe
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Freezer Slaw

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"My husband kept talking about 'Freezer Slaw' that his mom made and I couldn't find a recipe for it and she couldn't find hers. Luckily, his aunt still had it! This is a great make-ahead slaw that stays crisp! I shred the cabbage and other vegetables in the food processor."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 55 mins

Directions

  1. Combine cabbage, green bell pepper, onion, and carrots in a large bowl. Mix boiling water and salt together in a bowl and pour over cabbage mixture. Set aside for salt to draw out extra water from vegetables, about 1 hour. Drain well.
  2. Mix sugar, 1 cup water, cider vinegar, and celery seed in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved, about 1 minute. Remove saucepan from heat and cool completely.
  3. Pour cooled sugar-vinegar mixture over drained cabbage mixture in a large bowl and toss until slaw is well mixed. Spoon slaw into resealable plastic bags and freeze.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the salted water. The actual amount of the salted water consumed will vary.
  • Cook's Note:
  • When ready to use, thaw in refrigerator, drain excess fluid, and add mayonnaise to suit your taste.
  • I double this recipe. It is a little time consuming, so I want plenty stocked up!
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Reviews More Reviews

Jul 25, 2014

This is a wonderful slaw. It's excellent fresh, 'as is' without being drained and adding mayo. I'll be making plenty with the garden cabbage to use through the winter. Brought a rave from my husband.

 
Apr 06, 2015

Forget the mayo and add several grinds of coarse ground black pepper, fantastic!

 

3 Ratings

Jul 24, 2015

I made this recipe a couple of weeks ago. We had some for dinner the day I made it, and I liked it. I put the rest in the freezer, and was so curious to find out what it would be like after having been frozen. I thawed it out for dinner last night, and served it with our Turkey Avocado Paninis (also from this site). No one in my family cared for this after having been frozen. It was soggy (even after draining all the liquid) and limp. I tried adding a little mayo to it, to see if that would help, but it only made it worse. It ended up in the garbage. I would give it 4 stars before freezing, but 1 star after being frozen - so I'm settling on 2 stars, considering it's supposed to be "freezer slaw".

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 102 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 313 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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