Jalapeno Coleslaw with purple cabbage in a white serving bowl

Jalapeño Coleslaw

With a spicy kick, this Jalapeño Coleslaw recipe is perfect for summertime entertaining. Serve with ribs and fried pickles for an all-American meal.

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Jalapeno Coleslaw with purple cabbage in a white serving bowl
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Jalapeño Coleslaw

Prep Time20 mins
Fridge Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 7
Calories: 100kcal


  • ¼ cup (60 mL) fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon (2 g) ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon (6 g) kosher or fine sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon (1.2 g) freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cups (400 g) green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 2 cups (200 g) red cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 cup (100 g) shredded carrots
  • 2 jalapeño peppers , seeded and finely chopped
  • ½ cup (30 g) fresh cilantro, chopped


  • Whisk the lime juice, olive oil, cumin, salt, and pepper together in a large bowl.
  • Add the cabbage, carrots, jalapeño peppers, and cilantro to the bowl and toss well to coat.
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or up to 6 hours. Toss again and season with more salt, to taste, before serving.


Nutrition Facts
Jalapeño Coleslaw
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 361mg15%
Potassium 229mg7%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 3512IU70%
Vitamin C 38mg46%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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