Cabbage-Carrot Slaw with Citrus Dressing

This colorful marinated slaw pairs well with barbecued meats and spicy entrées, thanks to the cool, slightly sweet dressing.


6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 16 Minutes
Other: 2 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 97
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Fat 4.7 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Protein 1.1 g
Carbohydrate 14.5 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 230 mg
Calcium 35 mg


2 1/2 cups thinly sliced red cabbage (about 1/2 small head)
2 cups shredded carrots (about 2 large)
1/3 cup vertically sliced red onion (about 1/2 small)
1/3 cup green bell pepper strips
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh lime rind
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin


1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently.

2. Combine honey and next 7 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk until blended. Pour honey mixture over cabbage mixture. Cover; chill at least 2 hours.

Jennifer Cofield,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

October 2006
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