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Curtido - Pickled Cabbage Salad
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Curtido – Pickled Cabbage Salad

This pickled cabbage salad is the perfect accompaniment to any South or Central American plate of food.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Salads
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 18


  • 2 cups grated red cabbage
  • 3 cups grated white cabbage
  • 1 cup grated carrot
  • 2 finely chopped jalapenos
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cups red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 2 cups boiling water


  • Combine cabbages, carrots, jalapeno, salt, pepper, oregano and sugar. Toss to combine.
  • Add vinegar and place in a shallow bowl. Mix well.
  • Add boiling water and leave to rest in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.


4 hours is resting time so this dish comes together very quickly!
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