Easy Cuban Salad

This refreshing salad relies on a few ingredients and the addition of a brightly flavored citrus dressing.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
8 servings


  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 head romaine lettuce - rinsed, dried and chopped

  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into 8 wedges

  • 8 medium radishes, thinly sliced

  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and chopped


  1. Combine olive oil, lemon juice, orange juice, lime juice, minced garlic, salt, and pepper in a 1-pint container or jar with tight-fitting lid. Tightly close the lid and shake until the ingredients are well blended. Refrigerate until ready to toss with the salad, or up to 3 days.

  2. Combine chopped romaine, tomato wedges, sliced radishes, sliced red onion, and chopped avocado in a large bowl. Add as much dressing as you like, and toss all ingredients. Refrigerate unused salad dressing.

  3. Serve dressed, tossed salads on individual salad plates.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of dressing. The actual amount of dressing consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

190 Calories
18g Fat
8g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 190
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 25mg 125%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 353mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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