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Lime and Cilantro Marinated Cabbage

This cabbage always makes an appearance in our Mexican inspired dishes. It is simple to throw together, healthy and delicious!
Prep Time15 mins
marinating time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cabbage recipes, healthy cabbage recipes, lime cilantro marinated cabbage, marinated cabbage
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Amy- A Red Spatula


  • 4 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onions
  • ¼-1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice This variable will depend on how well you like lime.
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup jalapenos optional, if you want a little spice


  • Combine all ingredients, starting with ¼ cup lime juice. Taste. If you want more lime juice, salt or pepper, add more.
    Set aside and allow it to marinade at least 5 minutes, up to 5 hours.
    Set with your favorite Mexican inspired dishes!
    Now, sit back and enjoy. You deserve it!