Ensalada de Calabaza

Cuban Pumpkin Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

There are many Cuban recipes for cooked vegetable salads, but I especially like this exotically seasoned pumpkin one, inspired by versions served at Cucharamama in Hoboken, New Jersey, and El Bambu, the vegetarian restaurant at the National Botanical Gardens in Havana. Calabaza (West Indian pumpkin) is a variety of squash widely used in Cuban cooking. In the United States, calabazas are sold at some Latin American grocery stores and may also be ordered (see Source