Cuban Salad

Makes 4 servings


For the Dressing:
 3 tablespoons oil
 1/4 cup lime juice (1 large or 2 small limes)
 1 teaspoon garlic or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper

For the Salad:
 1 head Romaine lettuce, washed and torn into pieces
 2 large tomatoes, diced
 1 red onion, diced
 6 radishes, sliced thin


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.

Other vegetables such as carrots, peppers, broccoli or celery could all be added.

Recipe adapted from: USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, MyPlate Kitchen

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