This recipe is courtesy of Maricel Presilla and should be served with her Slab Bacon in Hot Pepper-Brown Loaf Sugar Adobo recipe.

The Martha Stewart Show, February Winter 2008, The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 3099


Recipe Summary

About 7 cups


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Instructions Checklist
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a rolling boil over high heat. Add cabbage and let cook for 2 minutes. Drain well and let cool completely.

  • Transfer cooled cabbage to a large bowl. Add carrot, chile, onion, and bay leaves; set aside. In another small bowl, whisk together beet juice, lime juice, vinegar, olive oil, orange zest, cilantro, allspice, cumin, and Muscavado, if using; season with 2 teaspoons salt and 1 teaspoon pepper. Add to cabbage mixture and toss until well combined. Season with salt and pepper. Keep tightly covered, refrigerated, for up to 3 days.

Cook's Notes

Keep tightly covered, refrigerated, for up to 3 days.