Spicy Pineapple Slaw

Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs

To fast-track this recipe, substitute 5 3/4 cups of coleslaw mix for the cabbage and carrots.


  • 5 cups shredded green cabbage (from 1 head)

  • 3 carrots, cut on the bias into very thin rounds (¾ cup)

  • ½ red onion, very thinly sliced (1 cup), rinsed under cold water and patted dry

  • ¾ pineapple, cut into a small dice (3 cups)

  • 2 jalapeno chiles, finely chopped (⅓ cup), ribs and seeds removed for less heat, if desired

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint leaves

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • cup fresh lime juice (from 4 limes)

  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a large bowl, combine cabbage, carrots, onion, pineapple, chiles, cilantro, and mint. Drizzle with oil and lime juice.

  2. Season with salt and pepper; toss to combine. Let stand 30 minutes. Toss again before serving.

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