Easy Citrus Slaw Recipe – Keto, Primal, and Paleo

finished slaw from easy citrus coleslaw recipeColeslaw is a go-to when you’re looking for a versatile vegetable side for your meal, when you want to balance a rich meal with a light salad, or when you need to add some crunch to your tacos and wraps. This citrus coleslaw is a refreshing spin on traditional slaw that incorporates zingy lime and bright cilantro alongside cool cabbage.

Coming in at 4 net carbs, you can work citrus coleslaw into any eating plan, whether you’re Primal, keto, or paleo. Want to make it vegan? Swap in vegan mayo in place of regular mayo. The best part? It comes together in five minutes!

Here’s how it’s done.

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Easy Citrus Coleslaw Recipe – Keto, Primal, and Paleo

Serves: 4-6

Time in the kitchen: 5 minutes


  • 1 12 oz. bag coleslaw mix
  • 1/4 cup minced green pepper
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • Juice from 1 large lime
  • 1/3 cup (or more) chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • salt and pepper to taste


Combine the coleslaw mix, green pepper, green onion, and half of the cilantro in a bowl. Add the mayo and lime juice and mix. Sprinkle in the remaining cilantro and ground coriander. Season with salt and pepper to taste, Toss together, and enjoy!

citrus coleslaw recipe ingredients in a bowl

Nutrition Info

  • Calories: 117
  • Fat: 11g
  • Total Carbs: 6
  • Net carbs: 4

About the Author

A food blogger, recipe developer, and personal chef based in Missouri, Priscilla specializes in low-carb, Paleo, gluten-free, keto, vegetarian, and low FODMAP cooking. See what she’s cooking on Priscilla Cooks, and follow her food adventures on Instagram and Pinterest.

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  1. Made this tonight with some buffalo wings – turned out great!

  2. I just can’t stop myself to give it a try. It looks too yum. Thanks Priscilla for the recipe. Keep sharing such wonderful recipes more.