How To Make Cabbage Slaw For Tacos

If you are a taco lover and you love having cabbage slaw on your tacos, this page is for you.  

So much is said about Taco Tuesday, but Taco Saturday can be even more delicious.  

Having cabbage slaw on your tacos is so crisp and refreshing. Think Purple 

When you have finished your taco night you can then consider having cabbage slaw on your burgers and sandwiches. Leftovers can be moved over to lunch and dinners later that week and can be easily create a really nice entrée.  

When you go to your next beach party, add some color to the tacos with the cabbage slaw. Best of all they can be made in under 30 minutes and can be cooked on a stovetop, oven or at the beach on a grill.  

Cabbage slaw goes great with any tacos, fish, chicken, beef and pineapple, shrimp tacos 

Here are my favorite recipes to make Cabbage Slaw for Tacos 

Cabbage Slaw for Tacos from Bon Appetite

Here is a recipe for cabbage slaw for pork tacos.

Here she has a secret

Cabbage Slaw For Fish Tacos

Baja Fish Tacos, Southern Slaw and Aji Guacamole

Creamy Slaw For Chicken Tacos


Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does Cabbage Last For?

Cabbage will keep fresh in a crisper for about two weeks. It is important to note that once the cabbage is cut, consume within 2 to 3 days.  

Can you shred cabbage with a cheese grater? 

Yes you can, it is a good idea to stand a cheese grater inside of a bowl so that the shredded lettuce will land directly in the bowl.

How do you know when shredded cabbage is bad? 

There are two ways you can determine if the cabbage is bad. By either smelling the cabbage or looking to see if the outer leaves have rotted.  

Can I shred cabbage in a food processor? 

Because of the fact that cabbage doesn’t last long as soon as it is cut, you should only shred the cabbage in your food processor before use.  

What kind of cabbage is used for coleslaw? 

Every kind of cabbage is used for coleslaw. Red cabbage provides a lot of color.  

Pre-shredded cabbage you can buy in bags.  


Whether it is Taco Tuesday, Beach night, or weekends at home, tacos do put delight into life. Let’s here about not only your experience with tacos but where you had them. What recipe did you use for the Cabbage Slaw? Let’s hear what you have to say

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