- 1 tablespoon flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
- 1 dash pepper — fresh-ground
- 1/3 cup cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
- 1 tablespoon grated onions
- 3 egg yolks — beaten
- 1/4 cup margarine
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 cabbage head — shredded
- 1/2 cup shredded carrots
- 1/4 cup green peppers — minced
Jicama is a Mexican vegetable root, the texture of a turnip or potato
but with its own unique taste. Peel jicama and cut into strips about
1/2 by 3 inches long to serve with the coleslaw after it is prepared
Combine flour, sugar, salt, celery seed and pepper in pan. Stir in
vinegar gradually. Add water, mustard and onion. Cook over medium heat,
stir constantly. Cook until mixture thickens (don’t undercook or it
will have a starchy taste).
Stir small amount into beaten egg yolks; stir egg yolk mixture into
the hot mixture. Cook, stirring constantly for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes more.
Add margarine and stir until thoroughly incorporated. Chill thoroughly.
Fold in sour cream. Combine cabbage, carrots and green peppers (red
peppers if you wish). Toss lightly to blend.