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8 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Meal Types:
Side Dishes
Salads and Salad Dressings
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Mexican Coleslaw

A spicy coleslaw that a fabulous crunchy salad or side dish.



  1. Shred cabbage, grate carrot, chop jalapeno (deseeded), onions and cilantro.
  2. Add juice of 3 limes and cayenne pepper.
  3. Stir well and refrigerate. Best serve after chilled for at least a few hours.
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What is the serving size for this recipe? It looks great!
01 Jul 08 by member: Tracyj501
Great flavor but I couldn't get past the fact that it didn't taste like "coleslaw". I plan to try it again and instead of shredding and grating the veggies...I am going to chop more like a "salad". That way I don't have that mental thought of what coleslaw is supposed to be:) Thanks for the recipe though!!
28 Jun 08 by member: cjs_mama2000
Wonderful recipe!!!!! Thanks for sharing!!!
31 Jan 08 by member: flowerfairy
Love it, I take it for a mid day snack.
16 Oct 07 by member: leaann431


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Nutrition summary:

There are 52 calories in 1 serving of Mexican Coleslaw.
Calorie break-down: 4% fat, 79% carbs, 17% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 3
Calories 52
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0.29g 0%
  Saturated Fat 0.042g 0%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.143g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 39mg 2%
Potassium 477mg  
Total Carbohydrate 12.25g 4%
  Dietary Fiber 4.4g 18%
  Sugars 6.85g  
Protein 2.63g  
Vitamin A 471% Vitamin C 785%
Calcium 69% Iron 51%
of RDI*
(52 calories)
3% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (79%)
Fat (4%)
Protein (17%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories