A food processor makes quick work of shredding cabbage; substituting packaged shredded cabbage is even faster.
Makes 6 servings
2 cups finely shredded green cabbage
2 cups finely shredded red cabbage
1/2 medium jicama, peeled and cut into thin strips
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1/2 medium-size green bell pepper, chopped
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Combine green and red cabbage and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl.
Whisk together oil and next 3 ingredients. Drizzle over cabbage mixture, tossing to coat. Cover and chill 4 hours.