Tropical Coleslaw

This slaw is bursting with sweetness and citrus flavors from mango and lime juice.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword mango, Slaw
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 5 Serving is about 1 cup (Makes About 5 cups)
Calories 211 kcal
Author Lyuba Brooke


  • 1/2 purple cabbage
  • 1/2 green cabbage
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • Juice from 1 large lime
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp minced cilantro
  • 1 large ripe mango
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1/4 -1/3 cup olive oil
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper to taste
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  1. Slice cabbage very thin and add it to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Peel and grate the carrots. Add grated carrots to the cabbage.
  3. Peel and chop mango meat and add it to the bowl with cabbage.
  4. Add chopped green onions, lime juice, sugar, minced cilantro, olive oil, and some cayenne pepper. Gently mix everything well.
  5. Add cashews and gently mix them in.
  6. Serve right away or refrigerate until ready to serve.
  7. **Note: the exact amount of slaw will depend of the size of the cabbage.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Tropical Coleslaw
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 60mg3%
Potassium 689mg20%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 5570IU111%
Vitamin C 96.4mg117%
Calcium 103mg10%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.