24-Hour Cabbage Salad

Green Cabbage1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup cold water
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 cup vinegar
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup salad oil
8 cups shredded cabbage
2 medium bell peppers, chopped
2 carrots, shredded
1 medium onion, shredded
1 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/2 teaspoon salt

CarrotsSoften the gelatin in cold water. Heat sugar and vinegar until sugar dissolves, cool. Add celery seed, salt and pepper. Combine gelatin and vinegar mixture, cool until the thickness of cream. Beat in salad oil. In large bowl combine cabbage, green pepper, carrots, and onion. Add enough of the dressing to moisten. Refrigerate 24 hours before serving, or up to several days.

Serves 6 to 8.

From fooddownunder.com.