North Carolina-Style Coleslaw

October 2008
North Carolina-Style Coleslaw

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This simple, spicy slaw is traditionally served in North Carolina as a barbecue side dish, as well as a crunchy topping on pulled pork sandwiches.

Makes: 8 servings

Prep: 20 mins

  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 green cabbage (about 2-3/4 pounds), cored and shredded
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the vinegars, sugar, hot sauce, crushed red pepper, salt and pepper. Add the cabbage and toss. Let stand for 30 minutes, then toss and serve.
Tip Easy does it
  • Use a food processor fitted with the shredding disk to shred the cabbage.