Chilled Creamy Cilantro Lime Cabbage Salad Recipe

This chilled crunchy salad is a refreshing side to any grilled protein. Greek yogurt is combined with honey, garlic and lime for a creamy and zesty dressing.

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Chilled Creamy Cilantro Lime Cabbage Salad Recipe – Serves 4

  • Author: Shanthi Appelo
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


A side of this chilled crunchy salad is a refreshing addition to any grilled protein. The creamy and zesty dressing is made with Greek yogurt, honey, garlic and lime.


  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 16-ounce bag coleslaw, no dressing
  • 2 jalapeños, seeds and core removed, very thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped


  1. In a small bowl, squeeze juice from 1 lime. Add garlic to soak in the lime juice for 10 minutes.
  2. In a separate small bowl, add Greek yogurt, olive oil, honey and salt and pepper to taste. Filter the lime juice through a fine mesh strainer, adding only the juice to the Greek yogurt mixture. Stir until well-combined.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine cole slaw, jalapeños and cilantro. Add dressing a little at a time until desired creaminess. Enjoy!

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