Roasted Poblano Slaw

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I made a big batch of this crazy good roasted poblano slaw the other day when I made pulled pork sandwiches. The crunch and heat from the slaw went absolutely perfectly with the sweetness and tenderness of the pork.

Roasted Poblano Slaw

Pepper Flavor Without The Heat

Poblanos are one of my favorite peppers. This roasted poblano slaw is proof of their great flavor. Though they have a little kick to them, they aren’t overpowering. I can usually use them in any dish I am taking to a pot-luck or family get-together. And I don’t have to worry about someone screaming that their mouth is on fire. I consider poblanos to be just more flavorful versions of a green bell pepper.

This slaw will keep for several days and still keep it’s nice crunch without being too watery.

I recently discovered Blue Plate mayonnaise, which I think is the best around. If you can’t find it locally you can pick it up online for a fair price.

Also try my roasted Hatch chile slaw.

Roasted Poblano Slaw
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Roasted Poblano Slaw

I made a big batch of this crazy good roasted poblano slaw the other day when I made pulled pork sandwiches. The crunch and heat from the slaw went absolutely perfectly with the sweetness and tenderness of the pork.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword cole slaw, coleslaw, peppers, roasted, slaw
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 54kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 poblano chiles
  • ½ head green cabbage shredded
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice you might want a bit more
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • kosher salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • Cotija cheese crumbled, for topping (or substitute crumbled Feta), optional

Instructions

  • Roast the chiles on your grill or under your broiler until the skin is blackened. Let cool slightly then remove the burnt skin. Remove the seeds and stem and chop.
  • Place the poblanos, cabbage and cilantro into a large bowl. Combine.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients not including the cheese.
  • Pour over the slaw mixture.
  • Serve topped with the cheese if using.

Nutrition

Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 228IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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