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Mi Abuela's Curtida

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"Crisp and refreshing alternative to salsa. Marinated red onion, tomatoes and cilantro make up this traditional table condiment that is great on chicken tacos or with carne asada. Enjoy and make mi abuela proud!"
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2 h 10 m servings 22
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Combine the onion, tomatoes, and cilantro in a non-metal bowl. Whisk together the vinegar, sugar, pepper and salt; pour over the onion mixture, and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours. Drain right before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 22 calories; 0.1 5.3 0.5 0 3 Full nutrition

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I'm only giving this 4 stars because it doesn't have garlic in it. With garlic, it gets 5 stars. It needs at least 2 cloves just to get it going. I use more beause we're garlic people. Let i...

This was right along the lines of what I was looking for. My wife does not like hot salsa. This worked perfect and knowing that the highest rating was 5 stars, she still gave it ten stars. I did...

I thought this was great and made it several times just like the recipes states, except that I did add garlic. Thanks for this great recipe!

Loved it! I can't stand garlic..... So I appreciate a recipe without it. I did add jalapeños (very small amount). Thank you

I don't know why the description of this recipe says it's an alternative to Salsa. To me it tastes just like Salsa but without the kick of chili peppers. It's not bad, but I only gave it 3 sta...