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Curtido (Salvadoran Pickled Slaw)

Nahum and Brandi

"This is a condiment served with almost any meal in El Salvador. It goes great with tamales and pupusas!"
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9 h 20 m servings 41 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings

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  1. Mix cabbage, onion, carrot, and chile peppers together in a large bowl. Sprinkle salt evenly on top. Cover with boiling water. Cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  2. Pour vinegar over cabbage mixture; add oregano. Mix together carefully.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until flavors combine, 8 hours to overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 41 calories; 0.3 g fat; 9.4 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 1076 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I was unable to find the fresh chile's but did find them dried. The dried ones didn't have a lot of heat to them after they were reconstituted so I ended up adding crushed red pepper flakes. Thi...