The Guatemalan Style Cabbage Salad is really a very simple recipe, very easy and quick to prepare. This salad is particularly refreshing and delicious and of course it is one of the most popular complements in the traditional Guatemalan lunch.


  • 2 small tender cabbage
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 1 red chili pepper
  • 1 green chili pepper
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 tomatoes (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 lemons
  • Finely chopped coriander
  • 2 tablespoons of Olive oil

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We finely chop all the vegetables and mix them together in a salad bowl. Add the juice of the two lemons and the two tablespoons of olive oil and let it rest for an hour and that's it. This salad is excellent to enjoy with a meat or seafood main course. It could even be a topping for a sandwich.

Enjoy !