A bowl filled with Curtido – Mexican slaw

Curtido

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins 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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal92
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs16g
  • sugars15g
  • fibre8g
  • protein3g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 1 small white cabbage (around 680g), finely shredded
    Cabbage

    Cabbage

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    The cabbage, or brassica, family is huge, and includes everything from the familiar red, white…

  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced lengthways
    Carrot

    Carrot

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    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 50ml apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp golden caster sugar
  • ½ small pack coriander, leaves only, roughly chopped

Method

  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.

  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.

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