Mi Abuela's Curtida recipe

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1 red onion, thinly sliced
3 roma (plum) tomatoes, diced
3 tablespoons cilantro
3 tablespoons white vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon pepper
1 pinch salt

Nutrition Info

22.3 calories
carbohydrate: 5.3 g
cholesterol: : -
fat: 0.1 g
fiber: 0.8 g
protein: 0.5 g
saturatedFat: : -
servingSize: -
sodium: 3.1 mg
sugar: 3.7 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  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.

Recipe Yield

6 servings

Recipe Note

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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