Emily's Honey Lime Coleslaw Recipe
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Emily's Honey Lime Coleslaw Recipe

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My bro is a superb cook. I won’t attempt to improve on his slaw but I will offer one of my own! May the best sibling—and slaw—reign at our next reunion. —Emily Tyra, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 small head red cabbage (about 3/4 pound), shredded
  • 1 cup shredded carrots (about 2 medium carrots)
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 86 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. Whisk together the first seven ingredients until smooth. Gradually whisk in oil until blended. Combine cabbage, carrots and green onions; toss with lime mixture to lightly coat. Refrigerate, covered, 2 hours. Sprinkle with cilantro. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Emily's Honey Lime Coleslaw in Taste of Home June/July 2017

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