Sweet and Spicy Jalapeño Slaw

Sweet and Spicy Jalapeño Slaw in a blue square dish

This fuss-free jalapeño slaw is a blend of shredded coleslaw, red and green onion, and sliced peppers, all tossed in a creamy dressing with a hint of sweetness.

Sweet and Spicy Jalapeño Slaw
Make 6 servings
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag shredded coleslaw
  • 1 to 2 small jalapeño peppers*, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Garnish: chopped green onion
  1. In a large bowl, stir together coleslaw, jalapeño, red onion, and green onion. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, confectioners’ sugar, mustard, vinegar, salt, pepper, and cumin until smooth. Add dressing to coleslaw mixture, stirring to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight. Garnish with green onion, if desired.

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May June 2022 cover of Southern Lady