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Cuban avocado salad

Cuban Avocado Salad. (Ensalada de Aguacate) This is a typical Cuban salad, usually served with a traditional Cuban dinner.

Ingredients:

  • Watercress or lettuce leaves, the platter, optional
  • 2 large Florida avocados peeled, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 small onion, sliced vertically, salt to taste, fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ cup pure Spanish olive oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp white vinegar or fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp parsley, finely chopped

Directions:

  1. Lined with the greens, arrange the avocado slices, place the onions on top, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Whisk together the oil and vinegar and drizzle over the salad.
  3. Sprinkle with the parsley and serve.

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