Pepper Slaw


  • 1 large head cabbage
  • 2 large red bell peppers
  • 1⁄3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Time estimates

Prep time: 10 min  

Cook time: 0 min  

Total time: 10 min  


  1. Split the cabbage, remove the core, and slice as thinly as possible; you should have about 6 cups.
  2. Seed and core the peppers and slice into thin shreds as close as possible to the size of the cabbage shreds.
  3. Combine with the mayonnaise, yogurt and mustard and let stand 30 minutes.
  4. Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper, if needed.
  5. Refrigerate 1 hour to overnight.


Serves 8-10.

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From The Microbrew Lover’s Cookbook, Copyright © 2002 by Jay Harlow. Used by arrangement with Jay Harlow.


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