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Cuban Salad with Feta and Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Lettuce, red leaf or blend
3
large, ripe avocados, cut into 1 inch pieces
4
large, ripe tomatoes, cut into 1 inch pieces
1
medium red onion, halved and cut into thin slices
4
oz Feta cheese, crumbled

Garlic Lime Vinaigrette:

1/4
cup white wine vinegar
1/4
cup lime juice
6
garlic cloves, mashed
1/2
cup olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Presentation matters! Arrange the tomatoes and avocados in rows or in groupings to create a visual impact. Use the squeezed limes for the vinaigrette as garnish.

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and menu planning is already on my mind. With family and friends gathering in my home to celebrate, I want to fill their bellies with the warmth and love I feel for them. I also take this opportunity to instill our family’s Cuban heritage in my children. A typical Cuban salad is the best opening for a feast. However, I promise you this recipe is anything but typical! Topped with crumbled Feta cheese and garlic lime-infused vinaigrette, this Cuban Salad is fancy enough for any celebration.

Directions

  • 1 Arrange a layer of lettuce on serving dish, with tomatoes, avocados and onions on top of it. Crumble the Feta cheese and drizzle garlic lime-infused vinaigrette to finish it.
  • 2 Make vinaigrette by combining vinegar, lime juice and mashed garlic together and whisking olive oil slowly so that they are well incorporated. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and menu planning is already on my mind. With family and friends gathering in my home to celebrate, I want to fill their bellies with the warmth and love I feel for them. I also take this opportunity to instill our family’s Cuban heritage in my children. A typical Cuban salad is the best opening for a feast. However, I promise you this recipe is anything but typical! Topped with crumbled Feta cheese and garlic lime-infused vinaigrette, this Cuban Salad is fancy enough for any celebration.

Rate and Comment

Vanessa Bell Vanessa Bell
September 27, 2015

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and menu planning is already on my mind. With family and friends gathering in my home to celebrate, I want to fill their bellies with the warmth and love I feel for them. I also take this opportunity to instill our family’s Cuban heritage in my children. A typical Cuban salad is the best opening for a feast. However, I promise you this recipe is anything but typical! Topped with crumbled Feta cheese and garlic lime-infused vinaigrette, this Cuban Salad is fancy enough for any celebration.