Cumin and Lime Cole Slaw

Cumin and Lime Cole Slaw


Cumin and lime coleslaw is a fresh and flavorful way to make coleslaw that doesn’t taste heavy and makes a great topping to tacos, rice bowls or on its own.  The addition of cilantro, lime and cumin make it a perfect fresh flavor to add to your meals.  This recipe uses a little mayonnaise and sour cream but vegan friendly versions can easily be substituted and still taste great!  This recipe can be easily doubled for a larger group.


Cumin and Lime Slaw


  • 8 oz of green and purple cabbage mixed I buy bagged shredded slaw for this
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp of cumin
  • 2 tbsp of chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tbsp of sour cream
  • 2 tbsp of mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper to taste I use about 1 tsp of each
  • Optional: I small shallot thinly cut


  • In a large bowl add your coleslaw, mayonnaise, sour cream, cumin, cilantro and shallot if your are using it. Now squeeze your fresh lime over top and add your salt and pepper. Mix well so all of the ingredients come together. It may look a little dry but once it sits it will come together and moisten. Let sit for about 30 minutes to an hour covered in the refrigerator. ;Serve with your favorite taco, rice bowl or meal

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