Category: Cuban Cuisine

Cuban, Honduran, and Salvadoran traditional recipes, simplified for the home cook. Delicious traditional flavors prepared in a healthier way!

vegan cubano sandwich
Cuban Cuisine, Entrees, Father's Day, Lunch & Dinner, Sandwiches, Southern US Cuisine

Vegan Cubano Sandwich

You will be so surprised at the amazing flavor that comes from this vegan Cubano sandwich! You’ll never miss the old Cubanos. I had to try creating a vegan Cubano, and I’m so glad I did – this is my favorite blog recipe so far. We love Cubanos at my house, but we hadn’t had […]

curtido salvadoran slaw
Cuban Cuisine, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Sides, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Curtido Salvadoran Slaw

The first time I made curtido Salvadoran slaw, I was using a not-so-hot recipe and the results were very vinegar-y. For Honduran, Cuban and Salvadoran recipes, you will find many versions online of the most used recipes. You have to eat each food (prepared by someone else) a few times, then try several recipes until […]

vegan salvadoran pupusas
Breads, Cuban Cuisine, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Sides, Stove Top Dishes

Vegan Salvadoran Pupusas

If you are a fan of pupusas, you will love these vegan Salvadoran pupusas! If you’ve never had them, you’ll love them, too!! After being vegan for a year and a half, I remembered an amazing meal I had at a local restaurant: a Cubano sandwich, curtido (Salvadoran slaw), cheese pupusas, and Latin tomato sauce. […]

latin tomato sauce
Cuban Cuisine, Dips and Salsas, Savory Sauces & Dressings, Vegetables

Latin Tomato Sauce

I discovered this favorite Latin tomato sauce when I was looking for Cuban recipes. I was reading through Viva Vegan! by Terry Hope Romero when I found it. This is her recipe, but I have assigned a more exact measurement to the diced onions and minced garlic. All I know is, this recipe is perfect. […]

Quick Cuban Cilantro Black Beans
Cuban Cuisine, Gluten Free Option, Sides, Stove Top Dishes

Quick Cuban Cilantro Black Beans

The tomatoes, cumin, and cilantro all add so much flavor to these vegan Quick Cuban Cilantro Black Beans, a simple black bean recipe. I used V8 Juice in this recipe, rather than tomato juice. I’m not sure if it made much of a difference flavor-wise, but it worked! These beans can be eaten alone or […]