Coleslaw with a Twist


Red sweet peppers and carrots mixed with green and red cabbages give this side dish salad color. For the dressing, mix lime or lemon juice into mayonnaise for extra pizzazz. Make and refrigerate the salad up to 1 day before serving.

Coleslaw with a Twist
Prep Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage

  • 6 cup shredded green cabbage (1-1/4-pound head)

  • ½ cup shredded carrot (1 medium)

  • ½ small red sweet pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips

  • cup light mayonnaise or salad dressing

  • 2 tablespoon lime or lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill weed or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed (optional)

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  1. Rinse red cabbage; pat dry. In a large bowl combine green cabbage, red cabbage, carrot, and red sweet pepper.

  2. For dressing, in a small mixing bowl stir together the mayonnaise or salad dressing, lime or lemon juice, dill weed, sugar, salt, and pepper.

  3. Pour dressing over cabbage mixture. Toss to coat. (Mixture may appear dry at first, but will moisten as it chills.) Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours before serving. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

57 Calories
4g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 57
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 146mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 37.2mg 186%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 0.4mg 2%

*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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