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colorful citrus coleslaw - AIP

Citrus Cabbage Slaw (AIP, SCD)

  • Author: Jaime Hartman
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


Use multi-colored cabbage and carrots to really ramp up the nutrient density and diversity in this AIP-friendly citrus cabbage slaw.


  • juice from 1 large lemon (about 3 tablespoons)
  • juice from 1 large navel orange (about 6 tablespoons)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise (OPTIONAL; omit for AIP or use homemade alternative)
  • 3 cups shredded red cabbage (about 12 ounces)
  • 1 cup shredded green cabbage (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 cup shredded carrots (about 4 ounces)
  • 68 large basil leaves, chiffonade or minced


  1. In bowl large enough to contain the completed salad, combine lemon and orange juice, honey, salt, and mayonnaise (if using).
  2. Add shredded cabbage, carrots, and basil leaves to bowl.
  3. Stir to coat evenly with dressing.
  4. Place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving to allow flavors to marry.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Salad