Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  65
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  4 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  14 mg
  • Potassium  167 mg
  • Phosphorus  18 mg
  • Calcium  26 mg
  • Fiber  1.4 g

Cilantro Coleslaw

DaVita dietitian Helen shares some delicious kidney-friendly recipes, such as this Cilantro Coleslaw, and lays out a fun itinerary for visiting the Rocky Mountain state.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Helen from Colorado based on a recipe she tried at Fiesta Jalisco Mexican Restaurant in Silverthorne, Colorado.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 2/3 cup


  • 4 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder


  1. Chop cilantro. Finely dice bell pepper.
  2. Toss coleslaw mix, cilantro and red pepper together.
  3. Whisk olive oil, lime juice, cumin and chili powder together in a small bowl.
  4. Pour dressing over slaw mixture, toss until coated and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
    • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Use ancho chili powder if you like it spicy.

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Cilantro Coleslaw



We tried this today and thought it was tasty. Our only complaint, is that it has a little too much lime juice but that is easily fixed. We will make it again. We had it with a pork rib recipe we've adapted from the Taste of Home Magazine.

Jul. 26, 2009, 8:19 PM - Inappropriate review?

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