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Title: Curtido  
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Subject: Salvadoran cuisine, Cozido, Salad, List of pickled foods, Gordita
Collection: Brassica Oleracea Dishes, Cabbage Dishes, Condiments, Fermented Foods, Mexican Cuisine, Pickles, Salads, Salvadoran Cuisine
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Curtido (jar on left) for pupusas, in a pupusa stand in Olocuilta, El Salvador
Type Salad
Place of origin El Salvador
Main ingredients Cabbage, onions, carrots
  Media: Curtido

Curtido (Spanish pronunciation: ) is a type of lightly fermented cabbage relish. It is typical in Salvadoran cuisine and that of other Central American countries, and is usually made with cabbage, onions, carrots, and sometimes lime juice; it resembles sauerkraut, kimchi, or tart cole slaw. It is commonly served alongside pupusas,[1] the national delicacy.

Curtido in this example, is made with onions, chillies and carrots. This is in a pupusería in Olocuilta, El Salvador

See also


  1. ^ Bain, Jennifer and Filson, Jon (September 18, 2002). "Pupusa festival leads to Venezuelan arepas". Toronto Star.
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