Title: Pickled Cabbage El Salvador Style
Categories: Latin amer, Pickles, Vegetables, Salads
Yield: 4 Servings
1 sm Head green cabbage, cored
And sliced very thin
1 sm Red onion, sliced thin
1 med Carrot, pared and cut into
Very thin circles
1 cup Diced fresh pineapple (optional)
1 1/2 tsp Minced garlic
3/4 cup Distilled white vinegar
1/4 cup Pineapple juice
Salt and freshly cracked
Black pepper to taste.
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Cover. Refrigerate overnight,
stirring occasionally. Will keep, covered and refrigerated, about 4
Title: Salvadoran L.A. Slaw
Categories: Salads, Vegetables, Latin amer
Yield: 6 servings
3/4 cup White vinegar
6 Tbsp Vegetable oil
4 Cloves garlic, finely
-chopped and mixed with 1/3
-cup ice water
1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce, or to taste
1 1/2 Tbsp Chili powder
1 1/2 tsp Salt, or to taste
1 Head green savoy cabbage,
-chopped into small pieces
Put the vinegar, oil, and garlic in ice water, Tabasco, chili powder,
and salt in a large mixing bowl. Mix very well. Add the cabbage and
toss and stir until it is well coated with the dressing. Cover and
chill and use as needed. This keeps well.
NOTE: There are lots of Salvadoran restaurants in Los Angeles that
serve papusas, slightly plump little tortillas filled with spicy meat
or cheese. This is the peppy slaw that goes along with them.
Title: Curtido Salvadoreno
Categories: Healthy, Latin amer, Appetizers, Vegetables, Salads
Yield: 4 Servings
1 med Head cabbage, chopped
2 sm Carrots, grated
1 sm Onion, sliced
1/2 tsp Dried red pepper (optional)
1/2 tsp Oregano
1 tsp Olive oil
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Brown sugar
1/4 cup Vinegar
1/2 cup Water
This heart healthy recipe uses only a small amount of oil and salt.
Blanch the cabbage with boiling water for 1 minute. Discard the water.
Place the cabbage in a large bowl and add grated carrots, sliced onion, red
pepper, oregano, olive oil, salt, brown sugar, vinegar, and water.
Place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.
Serve with Pupusas Revueltas (see page 11).
Yield: 8 servings Serving size: 1 cup Each serving provides:
Calories: 41 Total fat: 1 g Saturated fat: Less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 293 mg Calcium: 44 mg Iron: 1 mg