creamy purple cabbage slaw recipe

reader reviews

“It was so good, it was the perfect creamy crunch I was looking for! My husband and I really loved it.” - Robyn “How is this so easy and SO delicious!?! It’s hard to find a healthy substitute that even comes close. This slaw is so perfect!” - Kathryn


purple or green cabbage (or a combination of the two) shredded carrots fresh lime juice honey mayonnaise (or Greek yogurt)

about this recipe

gluten-free dairy-free vegan & whole30 friendly

This creamy purple cabbage slaw recipe is made with thinly sliced red and green cabbage, carrots, and with a creamy and healthy dressing. It comes together in 15 minutes, making it the perfect quick and easy side dish for any meal!



In a large bowl, combine the lime juice, honey, salt and mayonnaise or yogurt, stirring until well combined.



Add the cabbage and carrots if using, stirring until the cabbage is well coated.



Let sit at least 5 minutes for the flavors to combine.  Toss again and serve!

easy ways to customize it:

Skip the honey if you’re watching your sugar intake or want to make this recipe Whole30 compliant. For vegan, be sure to use vegan mayo and skip the honey. For egg-free, use vegan mayo or Greek yogurt

ways to serve it:

You can serve it as a side for tacos or as a quick slaw to stuff into tacos. It’s also perfect as a BBQ side dish and goes great with anything-grilled. And it’s our go-to to add crunch & color to our hamburgers, chili, sandwiches, spicy foods – you name it!

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