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Pineapple-Papaya Slaw

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


8 servings

Updated: Feb. 24, 2023
This is no ordinary coleslaw! Bursting with flavor from fresh fruit, cilantro and red bell pepper, it just may become your new picnic mainstay. For easier preparation, buy packaged shredded cabbage. If you can't find papaya, substitute mango. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Pineapple-Papaya Slaw Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups shredded cabbage (about 1 small)
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled papaya
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped


  1. Whisk together first 6 ingredients. Place remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours. Stir before serving.
Health Tip: Thanks to the pineapple, papaya, bell pepper and cabbage, this side dish covers more than 75% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 112 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

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