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Cracked Wheat and Cabbage Salad

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Ingredients

1/2 cup onion, finely chopped??? How much onion?

1/2 cup bulgur wheat
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons vinegar
3 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon each liquid hot pepper seasoning, dillweed and dijon mustard
1/2 cup finely shredded cabbage
1/2 cup each thinly sliced celery and shredded carrots

Instructions

In a 2-quart pan, combine wheat, water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Meanwhile combine mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, hot pepper seasoning, dillweed, mustard and onion. Blend well. Add dressing to hot cooked wheat and mix thoroughly. Cover and chill well (until next day if desired). About 1 hour before serving combine wheat mixture and cabbage, celery and carrots. Season to taste with salt. Spoon mixture into salad bowl and chill until serving time. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Mary Scott
Bettendorf



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