Cool and crisp: a choice complement to the Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice. Try varying the slaw by adding slices of Granny Smith or Pink Lady apples to give it a slightly sweet and sour flavor and a crunchy bite.
Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until sugar dissolves. Add coleslaw and onions to vinegar mixture; toss to combine. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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We liked this a lot. I used an unfiltered apple cider vinegar from the natural foods store that had a full apple taste (and less sharp vinegary taste), and I think that made the difference. If it's too sharp for you, you might try rice vinegar, which is very mild as well.
This is a wonderful coleslaw that doesn't call for mayonnaise -- extremely healthy. I make my own coleslaw mix thinning slicing either green cabbage or Napa cabbage and combining it with shredded carrot. Other than that, I follow the rest of the recipe exactly. Have not tried it with apples, but don't think they're necessary. This really is an excellent sweet and sour coleslaw as it.
Very nice. Simple, clean and fresh tasing. It left the cabbage a little too "raw" tasing for me though. So I added less than a quarter cup of lite mayo and it dampened that raw cabbage flavour leaving the slaw still simple, fresh tasting and quite pleasant.