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Cilantro Lime Coleslaw
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Cilantro Lime Coleslaw

This Cilantro Lime Coleslaw recipe is a great choice to add a punch of flavor to your dish. This Cilantro Slaw is a simple blend of homemade dressing and fresh ingredients for a delicious healthy side dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cilantro Lime Slaw
Servings: 4 people
Author: Jill


  • 1 8 oz. bag coleslaw mix
  • ¼ cup cilantro packed
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1- ounce lime juice fresh squeezed
  • ½ teaspoon lime zest
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • teaspoon ground cayenne
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Add the coleslaw mix to a large bowl and discard the included dressing package.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to a large glass and use an immersion blender to blend until smooth. You can also add them to a food processor.
  • Pour the dressing over the slaw and toss to coat.
  • Cover and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours to let the flavors meld. Enjoy by itself or on sandwiches.


This recipe is the perfect amount for a family of 4 or 5. If you want a large batch, simply double or triple the recipe for a backyard BBQ.
Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.