Pico de Gallo Salad

Pico de Gallo Salad

Pico de gallo has Spanish origins, meaning a relish made of chopped ingredients like jicama, oranges, onions, peppers and cucumbers. Enjoy this tasty take!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

Dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
teaspoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
Salad
2
oranges, peeled, sliced crosswise
1/2
cucumber, thinly sliced
1
small red and/or yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1/2
medium jicama, peeled, julienned (matchstick-cut) 3x1/4x1/4 inch (about 2 cups)
1/8
teaspoon chili powder, if desired
Fresh cilantro sprigs, if desired
  1. In blender, place all dressing ingredients. Cover; blend until smooth.
  2. On serving platter, alternate slices of orange and cucumber around edge. Mound bell pepper and jicama in center. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with chili powder and/or cilantro sprigs.
Makes 6 servings
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Success
Peeling cucumbers isn't necessary unless the peel is tough or heavily waxed.
Do-Ahead
Prepare the dressing a few days in advance and store it, covered, in the refrigerator. Prepare the salad ingredients a day ahead, and refrigerate them separately in small plastic bags. Just before serving, arrange the salad on a platter. Shake the dressing well, and drizzle it over the salad.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 105mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.