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Five-Vegetable Slaw

  • SERVINGS: MAKES ABOUT 4 1/2 CUPS
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • VEGETARIAN

This makes a light, colorful side dish as well as a sandwich topping. It tastes even better the day after it is made.

  1. 4 cups finely shredded green cabbage
  2. 1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
  3. 1/2 medium cucumber—peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and thinly sliced
  4. 3 scallions, thinly sliced on the diagonal
  5. 1/3 cup mayonnaise, preferably homemade
  6. 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  7. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  8. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  1. In a large bowl, toss together the cabbage, red and green bell peppers, cucumber and scallions. Mix in the mayonnaise, vinegar, salt and black pepper. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days before serving.