Total Time
6hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 hrs

From a recipe site about El Salvador. I haven't tried this yet, but can't wait to!


  1. Chop/shred cabbage, carrots and onion.
  2. Place in large mixing bowl.
  3. Add vinegar and spices.
  4. Push cabbage under liquid with spoon, until it is all covered.
  5. Allow to sit at room temperature for 6 hours before serving.


Most Helpful

Excellent side dish to serve with fish. I found it a bit sharp so added 1 tsp Splenda. I poured off the vinegar before serving. This is a do again recipe Thanks Sudie

Bergy April 05, 2004

I love curtido--it goes great with papusas! Yummy

ssinderella January 30, 2004

Used in tiny little portions it was quite nice, but I can't quite imagine eating it like cole slaw, it really packs a vingary punch! I put a little bit on fish tacos.

tara portee August 02, 2004

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