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Curtido Recipe

Looking for an easy Curtido recipe? Learn how to make Curtido using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sonja1980

Makes 5 servings



Salvadoran cabbage salad - simply a Central American version of sauerkraut, traditionally served with pupusas.

Recipe Ingredients for Curtido

3 cups cabbage, shredded, about half a head
1 carrot, pealed and grated
4 cups boiling water
3 tablespoons scallions, minced
1/2 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon jalapeno, minced
1/2 tsp sea salt

Recipe Directions for Curtido

  1. Place the vegetables in a large heat-proof bowl. Pour the boiling water into the bowl and cover the cabbage/carrots and set aside for 5 minutes. Drain in a colander, pressing out as much liquid as possible.

  2. Return cabbage/carrots to room temperature for a couple hours if you like. Then chill and serve as an accompaniment to pupusas or as a side dish.

Categories

Herbs, Vegetables, Appetizers, Salads, Side Dish, Central/South American

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 296.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
22
Calories from Fat
1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
211mg
9%
Potassium
142mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
4.2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
0.7g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 3% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • Very high in sugar
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