Cilantro Lime Slaw

This Cilantro Lime Slaw recipe is easy to make in just 10 minutes, it tastes extra fresh and light, and it can work great as a zesty side dish or as a topping for tacos, burgers, sandwiches and more.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people


  • Blender


  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt*
  • 1/2 cup tightly-packed fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly-cracked black pepper
  • 3 green onions just the green parts
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • optional 1 jalapeño or serrano pepper, stemmed and cored
  • 1 14-ounce bag cole slaw mix* (about 7–8 cups)


  • Combine the Greek yogurt, cilantro, lime juice, cumin, salt, black pepper, green onions, garlic and jalapeño (if using) in a blender or food processor*. Pulse briefly a few times until the mixtures is combined.
  • Place the cole slaw mix in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle the sauce on top of the cole slaw, then toss until the mixture is evenly combined. Season with extra pepper and/or lime juice if needed.
  • Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
Keyword Difficulty level - Easy