Friday, May 01, 2009

Jicama Salad

Jicama is a popular Latin American vegetable that tastes similar to an apple or a pear. The cilantro and lime juice give this recipe an added Latin flavor.
Cook Time : 10 minutes

Ingredients (serves 4)

1 large jicama, peeled and thinly sliced
1 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
2 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro
2 Tbsp finely chopped mint
3 Tbsp lime juice
1 tsp salt


1. Arrange jicama and red onion slices on a serving plate.

2. Sprinkle with salt, lime juice, mint, and cilantro.

Jicama looks like a turnip or a large radish with brown skin.
Look for jicama that are firm with dry roots and not bruised or flawed. Peel skin before eating or cooking.


Serve on top of mixed greens and drizzle with a light vinaigrette for a more traditional salad.

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