Mexican coleslaw is a vibrant and flavorful twist on the classic coleslaw dish, infused with bold Mexican flavors. Here’s a description of this delicious side dish:

Picture a bowl filled with crisp, crunchy cabbage, vibrant bell peppers, and sweet carrots, all tossed together in a tangy and zesty dressing. But this isn’t your ordinary coleslaw – it’s been transformed into a fiesta of flavors with the addition of Mexican-inspired ingredients.

The cabbage provides a refreshing crunch, while the bell peppers add a pop of color and sweetness. Shredded carrots bring a touch of natural sweetness and an extra dose of vitamins. But it’s the dressing that takes this coleslaw to the next level.

The dressing is a harmonious blend of tangy lime juice, zesty cilantro, spicy jalapeños, and aromatic cumin. It’s a flavor explosion that dances on your taste buds, with each bite offering a tantalizing mix of sweet, tangy, and spicy notes.

This Mexican coleslaw is incredibly versatile – serve it as a side dish alongside your favorite tacos, burritos, or grilled meats for a burst of freshness and flavor. It’s also great for topping off tacos or sandwiches, adding a delightful crunch and burst of flavor to every bite.

Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue, a Cinco de Mayo celebration, or simply craving a taste of Mexico, Mexican coleslaw is sure to be a hit. It’s the perfect combination of crunchy, tangy, and spicy flavors, making it a refreshing and satisfying addition to any meal.


•14 ounce bag shredded cabbage or coleslaw mix…
•1 cup black beans
•2/3 cup corn kernels fresh, thawed from frozen, or canned…
• red bell pepper cored, seeded and diced
• jalapeno seeds and ribs removed, then minced
•1 avocado peeled, seed removed and diced
•1/3 cup chopped cilantro
•1/2 cup mayonnaise
•1/2 cup sour cream
•2 tablespoons lime juice
•1 1/2 tablespoons taco seasoning…
•additional beans, corn, peppers, avocado & cilantro for garnish


Place the cabbage, black beans, corn, red bell pepper, jalapeno, avocado and cilantro in a large bowl.

In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, lime juice and taco seasoning.

Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture and toss until well combined.

Serve, garnished with additional beans, corn, peppers, avocado and cilantro😎

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