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A bowl filled with Curtido – Mexican slaw

Curtido

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus chilling
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Curtido is a fat-free slaw from Mexico made with white cabbage, carrot and onion. Pile it high on tacos or in burritos, or serve as a salad in its own right

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal92
low infat0g
saturates0g
carbs16g
sugars15g
fibre8g
protein3g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 1 small white cabbage (around 680g), finely shredded
  • 1 red onion , finely sliced
  • 2 carrots , thinly sliced lengthways
  • 50ml apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp golden caster sugar
  • ½ small pack coriander , leaves only, roughly chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the cabbage with the onion and carrots in a heatproof bowl. Heat the vinegar, sugar and 1 tsp salt in a pan over a low heat until dissolved, then pour over the vegetables and mix well.

  • STEP 2

    Put the slaw in the fridge for at least 30 mins or until ready to serve. Just before serving, stir through the coriander leaves and season well, to taste.

RECIPE TIPS
SPICE UP YOUR SLAW

Spice up your slaw with a few drops of Cholula Hot Sauce, but be careful – it packs a punch!

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2017

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