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Curtido Salvadoreno (Cabbage Salad)

Curtido Salvadoreno (Cabbage Salad)

53 Ratings
53 Ratings
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Makes: 8 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This salad will make a great side dish for your next cookout.

Ingredients

  • 1 head of cabbage (chopped)
  • 2 carrot (small, grated)
  • 1 onion (small)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water

Directions

1. Blanch the cabbage with boiling water for 1 minute. Discard the water.

2. Place the cabbage in a large bowl and add grated carrots, sliced onion, red pepper, oregano, olive oil, salt, brown sugar, vinegar, and water.

3. Place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.

Source:

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Delicious Heart Healthy Latino Recipes/Platillos latinos sabrosos y saludables

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup prepared salad, 1/8 of recipe (159g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 46
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 321 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 54 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 253 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 46
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 54 mg
Potassium 253 mg
Sodium 321 mg
Copper 34 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 17 mg
Phosphorus 37 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 110 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 43 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 89 mcg
Folate 53 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 14 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/2 cups

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This recipe is not only to be serve with pupusas also can be serve with yuca frita, enpanadas de carne or over a fresh hand made corn tortilla top with the curtido and a salsa casera.
08/18/10
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