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Mi Abuela's Curtida Recipe

Mi Abuela's Curtida

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"Crisp and refreshing alternative to salsa. Marinated red onion, tomatoes and cilantro make up this traditional table condiment that is great on chicken tacos or with carne asada. Enjoy and make mi abuela proud!"

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  • PREP

    10 mins

    2 hrs 10 mins


  1. Combine the onion, tomatoes, and cilantro in a non-metal bowl. Whisk together the vinegar, sugar, pepper and salt; pour over the onion mixture, and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours. Drain right before serving.
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Mar 23, 2004

I'm only giving this 4 stars because it doesn't have garlic in it. With garlic, it gets 5 stars. It needs at least 2 cloves just to get it going. I use more beause we're garlic people. Let it sit for at least an hour to let the flavors marry. I was afraid the sugar might be too much, but it's just right.

Mar 15, 2013

This was right along the lines of what I was looking for. My wife does not like hot salsa. This worked perfect and knowing that the highest rating was 5 stars, she still gave it ten stars. I did use garlic salt. For those that don't like spicy this is it.


5 Ratings

Sep 29, 2009

I thought this was great and made it several times just like the recipes states, except that I did add garlic. Thanks for this great recipe!

Apr 13, 2015

Loved it! I can't stand garlic..... So I appreciate a recipe without it. I did add jalapeños (very small amount). Thank you

Mar 10, 2008

I don't know why the description of this recipe says it's an alternative to Salsa. To me it tastes just like Salsa but without the kick of chili peppers. It's not bad, but I only gave it 3 stars because it's really just another Salsa recipe.


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  • Calories
  • 22 kcal
  • 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.3 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 68 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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