German Ice Box Slaw

German Ice Box Slaw Recipe

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by Valerie Cosale


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6 to 8
10 Min
4 Hr
Stove Top


  • 1 medium
    cabbage, shredded
  • 2 medium
    onions, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 c
    sugar (1 of 2)
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar (2 of 2)
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    salad oil
  • 1 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp

How to Make German Ice Box Slaw


  1. Alternate layers of cabbage and onions in a salad bowl. Sprinkle with sugar.
  2. In a saucepan, combine vinegar, oil, mustard, 1 teaspoon sugar and salt. Heat to boiling.
  3. Pour over slaw and refridgerate for at least 4 hours. Keeps for a week or more. You may add more cabbage as necessary.

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About German Ice Box Slaw

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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