keto cabbage and jalapeno coleslaw

Are you looking for a tasty side to your Saturday picnic with the family? Then try out this recipe for a delicious keto-friendly coleslaw!

Ingredients for the keto coleslaw


1 small head of purple cabbage  shredded 

1 heaping teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped

3-4 large scallions thinly sliced 

1 large jalapeno stem and seeds removed, julienned or minced

3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt same as a 5.3-ounce serving 

1 tsp stevia 

1/2 cup mayonnaise 

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice from one large lime 

1 teaspoon lime zest from that same large lime 

2 cloves garlic minced 

1/2 teaspoon cumin pepper to taste 


Directions for the keto coleslaw

  1. Shred your cabbage and place it in a large strainer in the sink. Sprinkle the salt all over the cabbage and work it in with your hands. Let it sit for at least 15 minutes to allow the cabbage to get mildly limp.
  2. In a small bowl combine honey, yogurt, mayonnaise, lime juice, zest, garlic, and cumin.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together cilantro, scallions, jalapeno, and salted cabbage. Cover with dressing and stir to combine. 
  4. Serve immediately or prepare up to one day in advance.


Like keto recipes?! Well, you should try out this recipe for a chicken, pecan, and kale salad!