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Curtido 2
from: Valeria

This Salvadorean condiment resembling coleslaw is customarily paired with pupusas.

SERVES 6 -10

  • 1 medium head of cabbage, chopped
  • 2 small carrots, grated
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper or paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water

Place the cabbage in boiling water for no more than one minute. Discard the water.

Put the cabbage in a large bowl and add grated carrots, sliced onion, cayenne, oregano, olive oil, salt, brown sugar, vinegar, and water.

Let chill in refrigerator at least two hours before serving.