- 1 large head cabbage, shredded
- 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
- 1 small small onion, finely chopped
- 2 carrots, shredded
- 2 cups boiling water
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 1 cup water
- 3/4 cup cider vinegar
- 2 teaspoons celery seed
Combine cabbage, green bell pepper, onion, and carrots in a large bowl. Mix boiling water and salt together in a bowl and pour over cabbage mixture. Set aside for salt to draw out extra water from vegetables, about 1 hour. Drain well.
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Mix sugar, 1 cup water, cider vinegar, and celery seed in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved, about 1 minute. Remove saucepan from heat and cool completely.
Pour cooled sugar-vinegar mixture over drained cabbage mixture in a large bowl and toss until slaw is well mixed. Spoon slaw into resealable plastic bags and freeze.