Introduction: Cilantro Lime Coleslaw

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This variation on classic cole slaw has beautiful color and a sweet and tangy flavor. It goes great with fish tacos or barbecue sandwiches!

Step 1: Ingredients

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  • one small head of red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 c of fresh cilantro, minced
  • 2-3 green onions, diced
  • 2 limes, zested and juiced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp honey

Step 2: Prep the Vegetables

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Shred your cabbage using either a box grater or a food processor.

Chop up the green onions and cilantro.

Zest your limes, then cut them in half and juice.

Step 3: Prep the Dressing

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Mix the cumin, lime zest and juice, garlic powder, vinegar and honey in a bowl.

Step 4: Mix It Up

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Place the cabbage, green onions and cilantro into a large bowl and then pour on the dressing. Mix well and season with salt to taste.

Step 5: Store and Serve

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Keep the slaw in the fridge until ready to serve. It went great with shrimp tacos!


Thejesterqueen (author)2015-12-09

This sounds and looks delicious!! I am so going to try this one! Thank you!

befunky (author)2015-09-08

This looks SO fresh and delicious - we can't wait to try it!

amberrayh (author)befunky2015-09-08

Thank you! I'm sure that you'll love it!

sunshiine (author)2015-07-23

I am faving so I can try this. I just need some limes~thanks for sharing and have a great day~


amberrayh (author)sunshiine2015-07-23

You too sunshiine! Thanks for commenting and for favoriting!

messageme86 (author)2015-07-23

love the color, its very colorful...

amberrayh (author)messageme862015-07-23


audreyobscura (author)2015-07-21

Woah, this looks gorgeous. And Delicious! The words 'Cilantro' 'Lime' and 'Coleslaw' are some of my favorite when it comes to meals. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

amberrayh (author)audreyobscura2015-07-21

Thanks so much Audrey!

Bhawya (author)2015-07-21

I jus love the color.. very nice and simple too..

amberrayh (author)Bhawya2015-07-21

Thanks Bhawya!

sturte09 (author)2015-07-21

easy and tasty :)

amberrayh (author)sturte092015-07-21

It is! I hope you will try it!

BLASTFEMI (author)2015-07-20

Looks fantastic!

amberrayh (author)BLASTFEMI2015-07-21

Thanks myrrhmaid!

asergeeva (author)2015-07-20

Yum! Looks delicious!

amberrayh (author)asergeeva2015-07-20

Thank you!

rhett (author)2015-07-20

After the instructable was made, I got to eat it, and it was delicous!

amberrayh (author)rhett2015-07-20

I'm glad you liked it baby!

tinaciousz (author)2015-07-20

I see what you were talking about earlier. Way to go! :)

amberrayh (author)tinaciousz2015-07-20

Thanks Tina!

seamster (author)2015-07-20

Oh my, this looks so good. I love the colors!

amberrayh (author)seamster2015-07-20

Thanks seamster! It tastes good too. And looks so much better than boring old green coleslaw!

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