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Papusas and Curtido (cabbage slaw)

Updated: Feb 17, 2022

This recipe is near and dear to my heart. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Papusa Ingredients:

- 2 cups Ma Se Ca

- 2 cups water

- 1 can re-fried beans

- 2/3 cups mozzarella cheese

Curtido (cabbage slaw) Ingredients:

- 2 cup thinly sliced cabbage

- 1 cup shredded carrots

- 1 red onion

- 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar

- 2 tsp onion powder

- 1 tsp red pepper

- salt and pepper

- 1 bottle Salsa Roja or similar dressing

Papusa Directions:

  1. add Ma Se Ca to mixing bowl

  2. add water

  3. mix until a dough forms

  4. divide dough into egg sized portions

  5. flatten dough in your palm, forming a round crater in the center

  6. add beans and cheese into center and fold dough over to cover

  7. roll filled dough into a ball

  8. flatten the dough ball and place in a heated pan sprayed with cooking spray or greased with olive oil

  9. cook for 1-2 min and flip, repeat on other side

  10. continue process with the rest of the dough

Curtido Directions:

  1. fill a pot with water and bring to a boil

  2. thinly slice cabbage and place into a strainer in the sink

  3. pour boiling water over cabbage to slightly soften

  4. add cabbage into a large mixing bowl

  5. add carrots

  6. thinly slice red onion, add to cabbage and carrots

  7. add salt, pepper, onion powder, and red pepper, pour apple cider vinegar into bowl

  8. mix everything together

To assemble Papusas: place cooked papusas in serving dish, serve curtido directly on top drizzled with salsa roja.

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