Jicama Salad

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Jicama Salad

Turn up the crunch in your next salad. Jicama, a Mexican root, is the star of this salad that is healthy with a hint of heat.

  • Serving size: ½ cup

  • PROTEIN per serving: 0.5 g*

  • CALORIES per serving: 78

  • Total FAT per serving: 7 g

  • Total CARBS per serving: 4 g

  • Number of servings: 8

  • Time to prepare: 30 min

*Protein amount may differ depending on the brands that are used.



For the salad

  • 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into thin matchsticks

  • 1/2 small jicama, peeled and cut into thin matchsticks

  • 2 cups iceberg lettuce, shredded

  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

For the jalapeño lime dressing

  • 1 tbsp onion, minced

  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, minced

  • 1 medium clove garlic, minced

  • 3 tbsp fresh lime or lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup canola oil

  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Combine all the salad ingredients in a medium bowl.

  2. Combine onion, jalapeño, garlic, and lime or lemon juice in a small bowl.

  3. Gradually whisk in oil.

  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  5. Just before serving, toss salad with dressing.

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