Colorful Coleslaw with a Kick

Colorful Coleslaw with a Kick

Doug Matthews 326

"Brightens up any picnic or backyard bbq and goes with everything you throw on the grill."


1 h 20 m servings 176 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 13g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 195 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine green cabbage, red cabbage, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, red onion, carrots, and cilantro. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, lime juice, cumin, garlic, and hot pepper sauce. Toss dressing with cabbage mixture until evenly coated. Season with salt and pepper. Let stand 30 to 60 minutes before serving.
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  1. 28 Ratings


Lately I have begun to use 1/4 cup of olive oil instead of a 1/2 cup, Key Lime Juice instead of regular lime juice and twice the hot sauce.

Great salad. Very tasty and pretty to look at.

Overall, everyone gave this a three. I brought it to a cookout and we all agreed it needed a little something added to give it a little zip. Maybe some vinegar of some sort. But I'll try it a...

Maybe it's because I've recently had several other cole slaw recipes that were superb, so in comparison--this one wasn't very good--but I wasn't particularly impressed. I could barely detect th...

This is now my favorite slaw recipe! I read the submitters update and I only used 1/4 cup of oil. I doubled the cilantro and hot sauce (personal preference) and left everything else the same. I ...

Good side dish. My family loved it even the kids. thx.

This is great. Colorfull, full of flavor, great taste, a MAN's coleslaw.

Its great for anyone who likes veggies. I love slaw but my husband hates mayo coleslaw. I finally found a coleslaw that he will eat! I love the dressing best.

This was o.k. but I think I'd stick with regular old coleslaw. I did add some white vinegar as someone suggested but it still seemed to be missing something.