Picnic Marinated Summer Slaw


Oh, this slaw has such a summer taste. This easy-to-prepare slaw was given to me by a neighbor who said a little lady from her church gave it to her! A refreshing and delightful change for slaws. Tastes delicious after allowing to marinate for several hours. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 (10 ounce) package shredded cabbage

  • 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped (Optional)

  • 1 large tomato, peeled and chopped

  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup white vinegar

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine cabbage, cucumber, green 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

189 Calories
14g Fat
17g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 189
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 22mg 111%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 201mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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