Cumin-Celery-Scented Coleslaw

Southern Living
Makes 7 cups


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1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon celery seeds
1 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 large cucumber, peeled
1 medium cabbage, finely shredded, or 2 (10-ounce) packages angel hair cabbage
Garnish: fresh cilantro sprig


Cook cumin and celery seeds in a hot nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until seeds are toasted.

Place seeds in a large bowl; whisk in mayonnaise and next 3 ingredients.

Halve cucumber lengthwise; seed and cut into 3/4-inch-thick slices. Place cucumber and cabbage in bowl with dressing; toss to coat. Cover and chill 4 hours. Garnish, if desired. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Created date

August 2002