Ensalada Cubana
Low-Fat Low-Carb Low-Sugar
Side Dishes
Soup + Salad
Vegan + Vegetarian

Ensalada Cubana

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: N/A
Servings: 4

This classic salad blend of lettuce, tomatoes, onion, and radishes is brought to life with the refreshing dressing made with oil, lime juice, and seasonings.


For the Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup Fresh lime juice (1 large or 2 small limes)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (peeled and minced)
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For the Salad:

  • 1 head organic Romaine lettuce (washed, patted dry with paper towels, and torn into bite-size pieces)
  • 2 large organic tomatoes (diced)
  • 1 red onion (finely diced)
  • 6 radishes (thinly sliced)

*Choose organic whenever possible

Nutritional Info
Nutrition InfoPerServingDaily%
Fat (g)1117%
Saturated Fat (g)28%
Carbohydrates (g)155%
Protein (g)37%
Sugars (g)60%
Fiber (g)521%


To make the dressing:

  1. Put the oil, lime juice, garlic, salt, and pepper in the small bowl and mix well. Lemon juice can be used instead of lime juice.

To make the salad:

  1.  Put the lettuce, tomatoes, onion, and radishes in the mixing bowl and toss to combine. White onion can be used instead of red onion.
  2. Pour the dressing over the lettuce mixture and toss. Serve right away and enjoy!


Grilled wild shrimp pair perfectly with this salad.

Ensalada Cubana

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