Tex Mex Coleslaw

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My recipes are grain free, refined sugar free and many are dairy free. These recipes are for those of us with allergies or autoimmune illnesses and those who love us.

I have been writing recipes for a while. I use to think all my recipes were from scratch until I went grain free I didn’t really know what from scratch meant. I have found that most items in the grocery store are full of ingredients that I can’t have. If I want to eat it I almost always have to make it from scratch. It reminds me when I used to make bread and would grind my own wheat. Boy, that is one thing I sure miss is all the different types of bread.

I am always trying to create side dishes to go with some of my dinner recipes. I love food and variety. I really enjoy Tex Mex food and slightly spicy food. I really wanted a side dish to go with my Fajitas and refined black beans. I can’t do rice as it is a grain. Inspiration hit and I thought why not a spicy coleslaw. Then it was a matter of making the dressing for the coleslaw. My new favorite spice is my powdered Jalapeno so I decided I wanted to use a little of that. I have also noticed at the Mexican restaurants here locally that they use radishes in almost every dish. So I thought it would add a nice little heat as well as flavor. Just an FYI if you let this set for a day or so the heat intensifies.

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Nutritional Facts are based on 1/2 cup serving listed below. There are sixteen servings

Try with Chicken Enchiladas, Zesty Jalapeno Chicken, Refried Beans, Refried Jalapeno Black Beans, Chicken Fajitas,  Mexican Steak

8 cups shredded cabbage

1/4 cup shredded carrots

2 tablespoon minced onion

1/2 cup shredded radishes

1/4 lime juice

1 teaspoon Homemade Keto Taco Seasoning

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon Powdered Jalapeno

1/2 cup homemade mayonnaise

1 tablespoon monk fruit sugar

1/2 teaspoon white vinegar


In a food processor with a medium blade shred the cabbage, carrot, and radishes.  Place the cabbage mixture into a bowl. Using a microplane scrape the onion across the blade to finely shred it into the bowl with cabbage mix. Next, make the dressing. Combine lime juice, Taco Seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, powdered jalapeno, mayonnaise, monk fruit sugar, vinegar, and blend together until smooth. Add to the cabbage mix and stir until incorporated. Cover and refrigerate. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving. Decorate with cilantro. Serves 16 one half cup servings.


Nutrition Facts
Servings 16.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 41
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2 g 2 %
Saturated Fat 0 g 0 %
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Sodium 63 mg 3 %
Potassium 92 mg 3 %
Total Carbohydrate 6 g 2 %
Dietary Fiber 1 g 3 %
Sugars 1 g
Protein 1 g 2 %
Vitamin A 7 %
Vitamin C 2 %
Calcium 1 %
Iron 3 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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