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Creamy Cabbage Slaw for Tacos

How to make cabbage coleslaw for tacos
Prep Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: coleslaw
Yield: 4 cups


  • Food processor


  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt 5-10% fat content or Greek
  • 3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 red cabbage sliced thin
  • 1/4 green cabbage sliced thin
  • 1/3 cup carrots grated


  • Cut avocado in half. Remove the pit and scoop out the insides of the avocado. Place the insides of the avocado in a food processor.
  • Add cilantro, garlic, lime juice, yogurt, olive oil, and salt to the food processor.
  • Pulse only for 1 second at a time. Pulse until the avocado lime crema sauce comes together. It should take about 8-12 pulses before the avocado lime crema sauce is ready.
    cabbage slaw for tacos
  • Prepare cabbage and add to a large bowl. Add carrots and mix until evenly distributed.
  • Take a few spoonful's of your cabbage mixture for your tacos - 1/3 cup for each taco approximately.
  • Add a couple of spoonful's of avocado lime crema sauce to the cabbage. Mix until the sauce coats all of the pieces of cabbage.
    cabbage slaw for tacos
  • You cabbage slaw is all ready to use in your tacos.


Keep your avocado lime crema sauce in the fridge for up to 3 days. 
Only add your avocado crema sauce to your cabbage right before using on your tacos. Otherwise the coleslaw will be a bit damp and will lose its crunch.