type of lightly fermented cabbage relish from Central America

Curtido is a kind of fermented cabbage relish. It is found in the cuisines of El Salvador and other Central American countries. It is made with cabbage, onions, carrots, and sometimes lime juice or vinegar. It is similar to sauerkraut or kimchi. There is also a variation of curtido which is prepared with mayonnaise. Both Curtidos, vinegar and mayonnaise, are highly appreciated by diners as they are indispensable accompaniments of pupusas

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Curtido (jar on left) for pupusas, in a pupusa stand in Olocuilta
Place of originEl Salvador
Main ingredientsCabbage, onions, carrots

People eat curtido with pupusas.