Make this healthy coleslaw in just 5 minutes with the perfect homemade dressing. A great side dish for summer cookouts. The cilantro and lime makes this an excellent side dish with Southwestern or Mexican dishes.
This salad is a wonderful dish for detoxing as well as adding numerous nutritional benefits to your diet. Here are just a few reasons to enjoy this delicious side dish.
This salad is known to help:
– Aid in weight loss
– Reduce inflammation
– Improve digestion
– Boost immune system
– Lower blood pressure
– Lower cholesterol
– Cleanse the liver (our main fat-burning organ)
– Draw out pesticides, herbicides, and toxic heavy metals
Make a day ahead if you can—because it gets even more tasty the next day.
Cilantro Lime Cole Slaw
1 head of green cabbage, thinly sliced
2 stalks of celery, sliced
1 onion, chopped
1/2 cup of cilantro, chopped
1 lime, juiced
1 clove of garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
1/4-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
Pinch of salt and pepper, to taste
Thinly slice up your cabbage, celery and onion. Rough chop the fresh cilantro and add everything to a bowl. Squeeze in the juice of your lime in. Grate in your garlic and pour over your olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and toss everything together. Store in an air tight container and keep in the fridge until ready to use.