Heart-Healthy Easy Avocado Cabbage Carrot Cole Slaw

Recipe Description:

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This Love One Today® fresh avocado recipe is another way to make the American Heart Association® recommendations part of your healthy lifestyle. A fresh take on the classic cole slaw, combines cabbage, carrots and red onion with a creamy avocado cilantro dressing in this easy-to-follow side dish recipe.

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Prep time:
10 minutes
Ready in:
10 minutes

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  • Recipe serving size: 1 1/3 cup
  • Number of servings:


  • 2 ripe, fresh avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and diced, divided
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 4 cups green cabbage, sliced
  • 2 cups carrots, grated
  • 1/2 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. ground pepper


  1. Place one avocado, vinegar, water, sugar and cumin in a blender.
  2. With the blender on puree setting, blend until smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, carrots, onion, cilantro pepper and one diced avocado.
  4. Pour dressing over cabbage mixture and toss gently.

Notes & Tips:

Use this coleslaw to fill fish tacos, such as the Heart-Healthy Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Cabbage Carrot Slaw.

Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Heart-Check certification does not apply to recipes or information unless expressly stated.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 163g

Amount Per Serving
Calories 120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.0g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Trans Fat 0.0g -
Polyunsaturated Fat -
Monounsaturated Fat -
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0%
Sodium 35mg 2%
Carbohydrates 14.0g 5%
Dietary fiber 6.0g 21%
Sugar 4g 4%
Added sugars -
Protein 1.0g -
Vitamin A 130%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 40mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Folate -
Potassium 515mg 10%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids -

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.