Rainbow Citrus Slaw

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This rainbow citrus slaw is a healthy, delicious side dish full of colorful vegetables. It’s a beautiful recipe to brighten up your table.

I love to put all the colors of the rainbow in my cole slaw! This Rainbow Citrus Slaw is a bright, delicious, healthy recipe full of veggie goodness. Recipe from Real Food Real Deals.

This rainbow citrus slaw is a great antidote to the winter blahs.

All the beautiful colors come together with a bright citrus dressing to remind us of the bounty of summer. This cleansing, raw, dairy-free, gluten-free salad is full of flavor. It’s the perfect side dish for lunch or dinner, and you can tell just by looking at it that’s it full of nutrients to keep you healthy.

Rainbow Citrus Slaw

This rainbow citrus slaw is a delicious vegan side dish.
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Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:0 minutes
Chill Time:1 hour
Total Time:1 hour 10 minutes

Recommended Equipment


  • 1 lb red cabbage
  • 8 ounces Napa cabbage
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 scallions chopped finely (white and green parts)
  • 1 1/2 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbs lime juice
  • 2 tbs maple syrup or honey
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Grate the cabbage, peppers, and carrots.
  • In a large bowl, place the grated vegetables and the scallions. Stir together.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the lemon juice, lime juice, maple syrup, olive oil, and salt.
  • Pour most of the dressing over the vegetables in the large bowl. Stir together, then taste it and see if you need the rest of the dressing. Refrigerate for at least an hour to let the flavors mingle. Serve cold or at room temperature.

Approximate Nutrition Info

Calories: 58kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 163mg | Potassium: 180mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2535IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg
Servings: 16
Calories: 58kcal
Cost: $.40 per serving

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Rainbow Citrus Slaw Price Breakdown

This recipe costs a total of $6.42, and it makes 8 cups of rainbow slaw. This comes out to $.40 per ½ cup serving.  Brighten your day with this delicious and beautiful rainbow citrus slaw.

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This rainbow citrus slaw is such a healthy, delicious side dish recipe!


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