Jicama-Citrus Salad

Shake things up with this sangria-flavored salad spiked with wine or apple juice.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1/4
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup dry red wine or apple juice
2
tablespoons honey
2
tablespoons orange juice
3
large oranges, peeled, sectioned
2
red grapefruit, peeled, sectioned
1
medium jicama, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (1 1/2 lb)

  • 1 In tightly covered container, shake oil, wine, honey and orange juice until well blended.
  • 2 On individual salad plates, arrange oranges, grapefruit and jicama (or mix in large bowl). Serve with dressing.

Expert Tips

Jicama is a root vegetable with crunchy texture much like a raw potato, but the flavor is sweet and nutty.

The brown skin of a jicama comes off easily with a vegetable peeler.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
145
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5 mg
5 %;
Total Carbohydrate
25 g
25 %
(Dietary Fiber
6 g
6 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
16%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.