Fruited Jicama Salad

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

Dressing

2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
1
tablespoon honey
2
teaspoons water
1/2
teaspoon poppy seed
1/2
teaspoon grated orange peel

Salad

1
cup peeled jicama strips (1 1/2 x 1/4 x 1/4 inch)
1
seedless orange, peeled, sectioned
1
medium apple, unpeeled, thinly sliced
1
can (8 oz) pineapple chunks in juice, drained
Lettuce leaves, if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In small jar with tight-fitting lid, shake dressing ingredients. Set aside.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix all salad ingredients except lettuce. Pour dressing over salad; toss lightly to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3 Serve on lettuce-lined salad plates.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Jicama is a large bulb-shaped root vegetable native to Mexico and South America. It is mildly sweet and very crunchy.

You should be able to get at least 2 tablespoons of juice from 1 medium lime.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
18g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.