Carolina Red Slaw
Carolina Red Slaw is a unique variation of coleslaw that's perfect as a side dish for barbecue. It's made from fresh cabbage, carrot, and red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips and dressed in a red wine vinegar-based marinade. This marinade gives the slaw its distinctive red color and sweet-tart taste. The slaw should be marinated in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight to allow the vegetables to fully soak up the marinade.
- 1 head of cabbage (about 1 kg),
- 1 red bell pepper,
- 1 carrot,
- 1 cup of red wine vinegar,
- 1/2 cup of sugar,
- 1/4 cup of ketchup,
- 1 teaspoon of salt,
- 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper,
- 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (optional)
How to Make Carolina Red Slaw
Carolina Red Slaw is a popular variation of coleslaw often served with barbecue in North Carolina, USA. The key ingredient of this slaw is red wine vinegar, which gives it a distinctive red color and sweet-tart taste.
- Start by thoroughly washing and slicing the cabbage, carrot, and red bell pepper into thin strips. This can be done manually or with a food processor.
- In a large bowl, combine the red wine vinegar, sugar, ketchup, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved.
- Add the sliced vegetables to the bowl and mix well to ensure they are fully coated with the marinade.
- Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight to allow the vegetables to soak up the marinade.
- Stir the slaw well again before serving. Carolina Red Slaw is perfect as a side dish for barbecue or other grilled dishes.
Enjoy your meal!
- Calories: 150 kcal
- Protein: 2 g
- Fat: 1 g
- Carbohydrates: 35 g
- Fiber: 4 g
- Sugar: 28 g