Southwestern Coleslaw


2 cups coleslaw mix
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
1 cup corn
1 cup mixed bell peppers, diced
1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1/2 cup ranch dressing
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspoon lime zest
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
fresh cilantro, optional, finely chopped, garnish
kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


In a medium bowl,whisk together ranch dressing, lime juice, zest, chili powder and cumin until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Place coleslaw mix in a large bowl and top with tomatoes, corn, bell peppers and cheddar cheese.