This zippy dressing for my Sesame Ginger Slaw doesn’t skimp on flavor, thanks to fresh ginger, pineapple, and tahini. It makes a great side for grilled chicken or fish. 

This recipe was developed by Kate Sherwood, The Healthy Cook. Have a comment, question, or idea? Email Kate at

Serves: 6
Time: 5 minutes


  • ½ cup pineapple
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbs. tahini
  • 2 Tbs. rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. grated ginger
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 12 oz. coleslaw mix (4 cups)


  1. Make the dressing: In a blender or small food processor, purée the first 7 ingredients together until smooth. 
  2. Toss with the coleslaw mix.

Nutrition Information

Per serving (2/3 cup):

  • Calories: 120 
  • Total fat: 10 g
  • Sat fat: 1.5 g
  • Carbs: 6 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Total sugar: 3 g
  • Added sugar: 0 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Sodium: 160 mg
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