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Ensalada Chilena (Chilean Salad)
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Ensalada chilena (Chilean Salad) is a very traditional Chilean salad that is prepared with very thinly sliced onion, tomato wedges, and cilantro. It is often served on grilled meats, fish or humitas.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Chilean, Latin American, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 2 people
Author: Mike Benayoun
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • ½ bunch cilantro , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  1. Peel the tomatoes. You can peel them more easily by immersing them in hot water for a minute.
  2. Cut into wedges and arrange on a plate
  3. Thinly cut the onion. Immerse in hot water for 5 minutes, then drain.
  4. Add the onion to the tomatoes and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.

  5. Spray a little olive oil, sprinkle salt and crushed black pepper.
  6. Mix and serve.