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Recipe: Chirmol

Central America and Mexico, Guatemala
20 minutes


This is a traditional recipe from Guatemala. It is very easy to cook. Chirmol can accompany beans, meats, etc. and is good for vegetarians.

Materials & Procedures


  1. 10 tomatoes
  2. 1 onion
  3. Garlic
  4. Salt
  5. 1 T of lemon juice
  6. Chile picante


  1. Dice tomatoes, onion, and garlic.
  2. Chill together.
  3. Add cilantro, lemon juice, and salt.

About the Author

Ana Isabel Mendez

This recipe was submitted to World Wise Schools by Ana Isabel Mendez, Project Specialist, Rural Home Preventive Health Project, Peace Corps/Guatemala.

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