Cabbage and Bell Pepper Slaw

  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup white vinegar
  • 1⁄4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder (or to taste)
  • 7 cups green cabbage, shredded (1 medium cabbage)
  • 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and coarsely shredded (squeeze out any excess moisture with hands before adding to the salad)
  • salt and pepper

In a large bowl whisk together sugar, vinegar, oil and garlic powder until the sugar has dissolved.

In a large bowl combine the cabbage, both bell peppers, onion and carrot; toss well to combine.

Pour the oil/sugar dressing over the; toss well to combine, then season with salt and pepper (the cabbage will shrink into the dressing while chilling).

Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight before serving.

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