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Cuban Salad

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  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes

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

Ingredients

For the Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup Fresh lime juice (1 large or 2 small limes)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (peeled and minced)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
For the Salad:
  • 1 head Romaine lettuce (washed, patted dry with paper towels, and torn into bite-size pieces)
  • 2 large tomatoes (diced)
  • 1 red onion (finely diced)
  • 6 radishes (thinly, sliced )

Directions

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.

 

 

Notes

For protein, add low-sodium canned tuna or salmon on top of the salad.

Source: USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Nutrients Amount
Calories 154
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 194 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 119 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 808 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 154
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 119 mg
Potassium 808 mg
Sodium 194 mg
Copper 307 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 46 mg
Phosphorus 90 mg
Selenium 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 472 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 48 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 356 mcg
Folate 224 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 30 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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Vegetables
2 3/4 cups