California Coleslaw

Total Time: 10 min

Prep Time:

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 240
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 360mg
Total Carbs 23g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 3g
Potassium 546mg

Vitamin A 257 mcg ; Vitamin C 58 mg ; Calcium 94 mg ; Iron 1 mg ; Vitamin D 0 mcg ; Folate 100 mcg ; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.72g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 30%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 8%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Fresh, crunchy coleslaw goes creamy and delicious with California Avocado. This coleslaw is not only tasty but packed with nutrition providing key nutrients such as 110% vitamin K of your daily needs (134 mcg), 60% DV vitamin C, 25% DV fiber.

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Serves: 4

8 cups cabbage, shredded* (green or mixed red and green) 1 cup carrots, shredded* 1/3 cup red onion, minced 1 serrano pepper, seeded and minced, optional 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled 1/2 cup poppy seed dressing 1 tsp. dry mustard
  1. Combine cabbage, carrots, onion and serrano.
  2. Dice half the avocado and set aside.
  3. Mash the remaining avocado and whisk in the dressing and dry mustard.
  4. Stir the dressing into the coleslaw vegetables, tossing until evenly coated.
  5. Gently fold in the diced avocado and serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion: Top with grilled scallops or shrimp for a main meal.

Variations: Stir in 1 cup fresh fruit, such as berries, tangerine or apple. Or stir in ½ cup crumbled crisp bacon.

Beverage Pairing: Chilled lemonade.

*Or use 1 (14-oz.) bag coleslaw.


*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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