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Spiralized beet slaw with lime and pepitas

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Total Time
25 min
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Your new favorite slaw recipe takes only 25 minutes to prepare and feeds a crowd. Full of vibrant color and delicious flavors and textures, this recipe will transform your thoughts about beets in both taste and preparation. The earthy beets pair perfectly with the zing of the lime vinaigrette. The hispanic-inspired flavors of cumin and lime brighten the slaw and pair beautifully with the creamy brine of the cheese and crunchy toasted pumpkin seeds. Pair with a roasted chicken breast for an easy meal or some grilled pork tenderloin. Make this the vegetable component of your next taco night and surprise your family and friends with a veggie-full game changer. Mix in some spring greens and top with shredded chicken for an easy and flavorful dinner salad.


Lime zest

1 tsp, grated

Fresh lime juice

2 Tbsp

Olive oil

1 Tbsp

Garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), crushed through a garlic press

Cumin seeds

1 tsp, crushed

Table salt

½ tsp

Black pepper

¼ tsp, freshly ground

Uncooked beets

3 medium, peeled (about 3/4 lb)

Uncooked red cabbage

2 cup(s), thinly sliced

Uncooked scallion(s)

2 medium, thinly sliced

Fresh oregano

3 Tbsp, chopped

Queso cotija

6 Tbsp, or Parmesan cheese, coarsely shredded

Roasted salted pepitas

3 Tbsp, (pumpkin seeds)


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together lime zest and juice, oil, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper.
  2. Spiralize beets; add to dressing.
  3. Add cabbage, scallions and oregano to beets; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese and pepitas; serve.
  4. Serving size: 1/2 c slaw