Shredded green and purple cabbage, carrots, with pineapple and cilantro in a large serving bowl with a wooden serving spoon.

Sweet Coleslaw with Pineapple and Cilantro

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Meal Prep
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 4 cups coleslaw mix
  • 3/4 cup pineapple tidbits reserve juice
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro coarsely chopped
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  • In a large mixing bowl combine Mayonnaise, sugar, apple cider vinegar, coleslaw mix, drained pineapple tidbits (reserve the juice), red onion and cilantro. Mix well.
  • Add 1-2 Tbsp reserved pineapple juice, salt and pepper. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
  • Store covered in the refrigerator.

Prepaheadable Instructions:

  • In a small bowl with a lid mix together all ingredients except coleslaw mix. Stir to combine.
  • Store covered in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • On cooking day combine coleslaw and dressing. Mix well. Let side at least 10 minutes before eating to allow flavours to meld.