This refreshing, simple Cuban salad recipe captures the flavors of the tropics. Serve alongside spiced chicken or pork, with rice and beans.

Darra Goldstein
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2016


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Soak onion in a small bowl of ice water for 15 minutes to mellow the bite.

  • Meanwhile, halve avocados and cut each half into slices. Peel pineapple, halve lengthwise into quarters, remove the core and cut each quarter crosswise into slices.

  • Whisk oil and lime juice in a small bowl. Drain the onion and pat dry. Arrange half the avocado, pineapple and onion on a serving plate, sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and drizzle with half the dressing; repeat the layers. Garnish with pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

186 calories; protein 1.7g 3% DV; carbohydrates 19.6g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 5g 20% DV; sugars 11.7g; fat 12.8g 20% DV; saturated fat 1.8g 9% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 140IU 3% DV; vitamin c 59.9mg 100% DV; folate 61.9mcg 16% DV; calcium 21.8mg 2% DV; iron 0.6mg 3% DV; magnesium 28.7mg 10% DV; potassium 374.5mg 11% DV; sodium 74.8mg 3% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 13% DV.

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I brought this to a party where it was served with grilled chicken and it was a big hit. I'll definitely make it again. Read More
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