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pineapple coleslaw
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pineapple coleslaw

This slaw is tossed with the most divine habanera lime dressing which can be made a day ahead & stored in a sealed container in the fridge. Although coleslaw looks its prettiest just after it’s made, the flavor & texture is ultimately better two to three hours later - even the next day
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 6
Author: Lovoni


  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup lime juice plus a few wedges for garnish
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro plus a few sprigs for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon habanera hot sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • pinch of salt & pepper
  • 3 cups finely shredded red cabbage
  • 1 cup coarsely grated carrot
  • 1 cup thinly sliced pineapple
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted


  • Blend mayo, juice, cilantro, hot sauce, garlic, sugar, salt & pepper in a blender (or use an immersion blender) until smooth.
  • Toss cabbage, carrot, pineapple, green onion & half of the almonds together in a large bowl. Add three-quarters of the dressing; toss to coat. Tumble the slaw into a serving bowl; drizzle with the remaining dressing & scatter with the almonds. Serve with cilantro sprigs & lime wedges if you desire.