Citrus Coleslaw

This salad is the perfect side for a family meal time OR  a great healthy lunch alternative.

Preparation: 10 min

Serves 4 people (6 serves of veg in the recipe)


  • 1 orange
  • 3 cups of cabbage – shredded
  • 2 spring onions – sliced
  • 1 small green capsicum, seeded and sliced


  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Grate the orange rind and set aside. Peel and slice orange into segments or rings. Combine orange with cabbage, spring onions and capsicum in a serving bowl.

Mix dressing ingredients in a separate bowl and add orange rind. Pour over salad and mix well.


  • Use pink grapefruit instead of oranges
  • Add sliced kiwi fruit or grated carrot.
  • For a creamy low fat dressing, mix 1/4 cup low fat natural yogurt, 1/4 cup reduced fat mayonnaise, juice of 1 lemon and 1 teaspoon of wholegrain or French mustard.


Recipe from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia 2017, reproduced with permission 



Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District