Whole30 + Keto Spicy Mexican Coleslaw Recipe + Video – cabbage, cilantro, green onions + jalapeños tossed in a creamy lime dressing. Paleo, low carb, gluten free, grain free, dairy free, sugar free, clean eating.

I’m sure you’ve noticed by now that I am a huge fan of coleslaw. Dare I say, it is my favorite form of salad.

You just can’t beat that crunch!

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I’ve shared my herby lemon coleslaw, thai almond butter coleslaw, and now my new favorite this whole30 + keto spicy mexican coleslaw.

It is so simple to make. Green cabbage, green onions, green cilantro, green jalapeno. All the best green things. Tossed in a creamy lime dressing.

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This whole30 + keto spicy mexican coleslaw is delicious served with mexican spiced chicken and seafood.

Watch Recipe Demo Video (2:11 mins)

Whole30 + Keto Spicy Mexican Coleslaw

This Whole30 + Keto Spicy Mexican Coleslaw Recipe uses cabbage, cilantro, green onions + jalapeños tossed in a creamy lime dressing.
5 from 5 ratings
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 200



  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice from about 1 juicy lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • 6 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onions chopped
  • 1 jalapeno ribs and seeds removed, finely diced


  • In the bottom of a large bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients and whisk to combine. Taste, and adjust the amount of lime juice or salt if needed.
  • On top of the dressing, add in the sliced cabbage, cilantro, green onion and jalapeno. Toss to combine.
  • You can serve it immediately, or it will keep refrigerated in an airtight container for 5 days.

Recipe Notes

If you like it spicier, add more jalapeno!


Calories: 200Total Carbs: 7.9gProtein: 2.2gFat: 18.8gFiber: 3.1gNet Carbs: 5g

Nutrition facts are calculated as a courtesy and not guaranteed.

Author: Natalie Gruendl from www.tasteslovely.com
Keyword coleslaw, keto side dish, Mexican, spicy
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