Curtido Cabbage Salvadore

This heart healthy recipe uses only a small amount of oil and salt.

1 medium head   cabbage, chopped
2 small carrots, grated
1 small onion, sliced
1/2 teaspoon   dried, red pepper (optional)
1/2 teaspoon   oregano
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/4 cup vinegar
1/2 cup water

 

 

  1. Blanch the cabbage with boiling water for 1 minute. Discard the water.
  2. Place the cabbage in a large bowl and add grated carrots, sliced onion, red pepper, oregano, olive oil, salt, brown sugar, vinegar, and water.
  3. Place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.
  4. Serve with Pupusas Revueltas.

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