A tangy vinaigrette dressing is simmered and poured over cabbage, cucumbers, and tomatoes for a refreshing slaw that is perfect for picnics
1 (10 ounce) package shredded cabbage
1 cucumber, peeled and chopped 1 green or red bell pepper, chopped (optional)
1 large tomato, peeled and chopped 1 bunch green onions, chopped
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup white vinegar
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1. Combine cabbage, cucumber, bell pepper, tomato, and green onions in a large bowl.
2. Cook and stir sugar, vegetable oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper together in a saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Pour marinade over vegetables and stir to coat. Marinate slaw in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.