Campesino Salad


This tropical slaw is often served both on its own and as an addition to tortillas filled with rice, beans, grated cheese and a fresh salsa. You may make this several hours ahead.

  • ServingServings


  • 1/2 medium-sized head of cabbage, sliced thinly as for coleslaw
  • 2 carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, or more to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients, adjust seasonings, place in large covered serving bowl and refrigerate until chilled.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 6
  • Calories: 35
  • Carbohydrate Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 20 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4 g