Onion & Tomato Curtido/Salsa

4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
50m
Cook Time
1h
Ready In


"Curtido is a lime-pickled salsa made of tomatoes and onions. It is a common side dish in Ecuador, served with pork, fish etc. "Cook" time is actually "rest" time."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (484.3 g)
  • Calories 153.5
  • Total Fat - 3.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 1756.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 38.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.1 g
  • Sugars - 10 g
  • Protein - 2.6 g
  • Calcium - 70.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 120.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Cut the onions in half, slice very finely and place in a bowl

Step 2

Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon salt and let rest for about 10 minutes

Step 3

Cover the onions with lukewarm water and let rest for another 10 minutes

Step 4

Rinse and drain the onions

Step 5

Add the lime juice and a sprinkle of salt, let rest until the onions start to turn pinkish or until about 30 minutes before serving

Step 6

Cut the tomatoes in half and slice very finely

Step 7

Mix the onions with the sliced tomatoes, oil, and cilantro.

Step 8

Taste and add salt if necessary.

Tips & Variations


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