Spicy Broccoli Slaw

For a slaw with fewer fat grams and calories, consider replacing the mayonnaise with "light mayo." Just check the ingredients list to make sure it doesn't contain added sugar. Avoid "no-fat mayo," which is almost always made with sugar added.

Spicy Broccoli Slawin white bowl topped with jalapenos and red onions
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Chill Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
3 cups


  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • ½ sliced red onion

  • 1 fresh jalapeño pepper, seeded and sliced*

  • 4 whole small dill gherkins, chopped (1/4 cup)

  • Dash hot pepper sauce

  • 1 12 ounce pkg. shredded broccoli slaw mix


  1. In a large bowl combine mayonnaise, onion, jalapeño pepper, gherkins, and hot pepper sauce. Fold in broccoli slaw. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.


Chile peppers contain oils that can irritate your skin and eyes. Wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

156 Calories
14g Fat
4g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 156
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 203mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 51.5mg 258%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 23mg 0%
Folate, total 3.3mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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