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Pickled cole-slaw


Or maybe fermented cole-slaw would be a better description for this lovely dish.

Cheese pupusa with curtido
Calories per serving:207
Ready in:20 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:10 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:25th October 2012

Curtido is a relish from El Salvador that contains pickled cabbage, onions and carrots

It resembles sauerkraut, for which we also have a recipe and is usually served with pupusas


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  1. In a large wide-mouthed jar, mix all of the ingredients with a wooden spoon
  2. Add vinegar to taste and top up with water
  3. Refrigerate for 1 week so the ingredients pickle. Leave the cap off and cover with a cloth.
  4. Don't seal the jar until fermentation is complete as it may explode!

Serving suggestions

Serve as garnish with cheese pupusas, pupusa de chicharron or cheese and ham quesadillas


Servings: 40 - Make 1 large jar

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