To prepare the curtido, combine the cabbage, carrots and onion in a bowl. Cover with boiling water and allow to steep for 5 minutes. Drain well.
Combine the remaining ingredients and pour over the slaw mixture. Let marinate and chill in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
5 cups masa harina (corn flour)
4 cups water
1 tsp salt
Combine all ingredients in mixer and mix well, or optionally stir well with a wooden spoon. Divide into 24 equal portions. Dough should be soft and pliable.
1 chicken breast, about 1/2 pound, cooked
1 cup black beans (I used leftover tangy black beans)
1 cup cheese, any type, soft Mexican cheese is traditional
Combine filling ingredients in food processor to form a paste.
Anyway you serve these up, they are delicious. Try them with sour cream or even guacamole, with fresh pico de gallo, and of course the curtido. These tender crisp delights will be sure to keep you and your children busy in the kitchen, and of course, make wonderful memories. And fill up your tummy too!
What are you going to stuff in your Pupusa?