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Cilantro-Lime Coleslaw

Cilantro Lime Coleslaw - deliciously light and refreshing, this twist on your traditional coleslaw is absolutely perfect for tacos, barbecues or as a salad.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cilantro lime coleslaw with mayo, creamy cilantro lime coleslaw
Servings: 10
Calories: 140kcal
Author: Sandra


  • 1 head green cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1/4 purple cabbage chopped
  • 4 scallions
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 limes
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper


  • Cut the green cabbage using a sharp knife or I used my mandolin to make thin ribbons. Roughly chopped the purple cabbage until you have 1 cup. Chop the scallions Toss the green cabbage, purple cabbage, scallions and cilantro in a large salad bowl.
  • Make the dressing by combining the sour cream, mayonnaise, sugar and the zest from one of the limes in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper and finish with a squeeze of lime juice from the remaining lime. Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture and toss to combine.


Serving: 10g | Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 465IU | Vitamin C: 50.1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 0.8mg