Pineapple & lettuce slaw


  • Prep Time12 mins
  • Total Time12 mins
  • Makes6 servings


  • 2 medium-size carrots

  • 2 tbsp chopped pickled jalapenos

  • 1 head iceberg or romaine lettuce

  • 1/2 cup raisins, or dried cranberries (optional)

  • 398-mL can crushed pineapple, drained

  • 1/2 cup bottled creamy coleslaw salad dressing

  • pinches salt


  • Grate carrots using large holes of a box grater. They will measure about 3 cups (750 mL). Place in a large bowl. Finely chop jalapeños. Thinly slice lettuce. Add both to carrots along with raisins and drained pineapple.

  • Drizzle with dressing and toss. Taste and add salt, if you like. Serve right away or it will keep well in the refrigerator up to 1 hour.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 139, Protein 1.7g, Carbohydrates 17.1g, Fat 7.9g, Fibre 2.2g.

Creamy coleslaw is a classic salad that goes with pretty much everything from the grill. To give it a summery twist, toss in juicy pineapple and use lettuce instead of cabbage - just thinly slice so it looks like slaw.