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Pineapple cole slaw in a white oval bowl with wooden serving spoons

Jalapeno Buttermilk Pineapple Coleslaw

Take classic creamy coleslaw to a whole new level by adding chunks of sweet pineapple and a creamy jalapeno buttermilk dressing

Course Side Dish Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword coleslaw, pineapple
Prep Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 4 hours
Servings 8
Calories 290 kcal


  • 12 ounces green cabbage shredded
  • 12 ounces Napa cabbage shredded
  • 2 medium carrots cleaned and shredded
  • 20 ounce canned pineapple tidbits drained and 6 tablespoons liquid reserved
  • 1/2 cup green onions sliced thin, green and white parts
  • 2 jalapeno peppers seeds and veins removed, and fine diced
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 4 Tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. In a large bowl combine cabbage, pineapple, shredded carrots, green onions and diced jalapeno.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, buttermilk, rice vinegar, reserved pineapple liquid, pepper and salt until smooth.

  3. Add to cabbage mixture; toss to coat.

  4. Refrigerate coleslaw for a minimum of four hours or overnight for the best flavor. Toss again before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Jalapeno Buttermilk Pineapple Coleslaw
Amount Per Serving
Calories 290 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 355mg15%
Potassium 352mg10%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 2891IU58%
Vitamin C 40mg48%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.