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Caribbean Coleslaw Recipe

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Coleslaw… The underrated side dish at every summer party and barbecue.

When coleslaw is good, it is really fantastic. Yet when coleslaw is average (or worse) we consider it not worth our time.

Well I’m here to tell you, today’s summer coleslaw recipe is in fact worthy of your attention.

How To Make Healthy Caribbean Coleslaw Recipe (Lean, Gluten Free & Dairy Free!)

It’s a creamy, yet light, Caribbean Coleslaw Recipe with finely shredded cabbage mix, shredded coconut, golden raisins, and scallions speckled throughout. Then kissed by a lean lime and allspice dressing.

It’s the perfect complement to jerk chicken, burgers with grilled pineapple, and baby back ribs.

Perfect Healthy Caribbean Coleslaw Recipe (Lean, Gluten Free & Dairy Free!)

Although the sweet coconut undertones are perfectly balanced by the lime and hint of onion, it’s the spice that really makes this recipe shine!

Allspice gives the creamy dressing that distinct island flavor, along with of bit of Mrs. Dash seasoning blend.

This sodium-free spice blend is made up of garlic, peppers, herbs, celery seeds, orange peel and tomato. It adds that extra something you can’t quite put you finger on.

Healthy Caribbean Coleslaw Recipe (Gluten Free & Dairy Free!)

Our Caribbean Coleslaw Recipe can be made in a hurry, or made several days ahead.

Yet best of all, this Caribbean Coleslaw Recipe is gluten free, dairy free, low carb, low in calories, and taste utterly delicious. It’s a great way to get veggies into loved ones that resist green salads.

After one taste, they will gobble it down in a hurry!

Sweet Healthy Caribbean Coleslaw Recipe (Lean, Gluten Free & Dairy Free!)

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Caribbean Coleslaw Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Creamy Caribbean Coleslaw Recipe - A unique spin on classic southern coleslaw with shredded coconut, golden raisins, lime juice, and allspice. Gluten Free & Dairy Free!
Servings: 8



  • Pour the cabbage slaw mix into a salad bowl. Add the shredded coconut, raisins, and scallions.
  • In a small mixing bowl, mix the mayonnaise, lime juice, Mrs. Dash, allspice, and salt.
  • Scoop the dressing into the slaw and toss well to coat. Chill until ready to serve.


NOTE: Can be made up to three days in advance.


Serving: 0.5cups, Calories: 120kcal, Carbohydrates: 16g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 2mg, Sodium: 283mg, Potassium: 205mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 11g, Vitamin A: 130IU, Vitamin C: 20.7mg, Calcium: 40mg, Iron: 0.9mg
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Author: Sommer Collier

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  9. Oh my goodness sakes, this is soooo good! I made a double batch of this last night and took a sample bite, then another and another, well you get the picture. I took some to my Mom & Dad and they loved it and couldn’t stop eating it either! It went together quickly and with no fuss, which is a winner in my book. I’m planning on making another batch for 4th of July as well! Thanks for another great recipe Sommer!

  10. I have quite the obsession with coleslaw and your Caribbean-inspired version sounds absolutely fantastic! Definitely perfect alongside jerk chicken! :D

  11. What is the use of posting a recipe like this when you do not have items which are not available in areas outside of the USA?

    Please give ALL the ingredients!

    • You must be talking about Mrs. Dash IF you are it includes the following, to make the Mrs. Dash seasoning combine

      1 teaspoon each of basil, marjoram, thyme, parsley, savory, onion powder, sage, black pepper and dried lemon zest. Add 1 tablespoon of garlic powder and 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper.