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Corn Slaw

Is there a perfect summertime side dish? If there is, I've found it! This Corn Slaw is perfect with just about any dish you'll be serving up this summer and can be made in advance to save time and stress!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Refrigerate 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6


  • 8 oz shredded red cabbage
  • 16 oz frozen sweet corn thawed
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar


  • Add cabbage, corn, chopped peppers and cilantro to bowl
  • Whisk together mayo, lime juice and taco seasoning and pour over cabbage mixture
  • Taste and add sugar if needed
  • Cover and refrigerate as least 30 minutes before serving


  • Keep it chilled so the warm weather doesn't spoil the mayo
  • Easy prep:  bagged frozen sweet corn or leftover grilled fresh corn 
  • Leave out the sugar if needed for dietary restrictions
  • Use fresh cilantro for best results
  • Meal Prep or Leftovers: store in airtight container for up to 3 days