This recipe's flavorful bacon, vinegar and sugar sauce is similar to the dressing used in hot German potato salad.
Purchased coleslaw blend is shredded quite finely. for coarser shredded cabbage, quarter a small head of cabbage and shred it in the food processor. Or use a large sharp knife to slice the cabbage into coarse shreds.
Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable containing fiber, vitamin C and beta-carotene, which may reduce the risk of cancer.