Recipe: Creamy Southwest Slaw and Dressing

Creamy coleslaw in bowl with a side of dressing Photo by Elena Veselova/Shutterstock

This healthy salad with a creamy dressing balances the spice of the ribs. You can shred the cabbage and make the dressing ahead, but toss just before serving so the red-cabbage pigment doesn’t bleed.

Serves: 4-6
Course: Snack


  • ½ cup (125 ml) mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) honey
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) celery seed (optional)


In a large bowl, combine cabbage, carrots, onion, and pepper. Toss with Creamy Slaw Dressing. Adjust seasoning and garnish with fresh coriander or parsley before serving.