Jicama Nachos

Jicama Nachos
SunCafe Organic

Ingredients

For the nacho cheese

  • small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped roughly
  • 1 Cup  sunflower seeds, soaked and drained
  • 3 Tablespoons  nutritional yeast
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon  paprika
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon  ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon  sea salt
  • 2 Tablespoons  agave
  • 3/4 Cups  water

For the nachos

  • large jicama, peeled and sliced thinly into chips
  • 1 Cup  fresh salsa
  • 1/2 Cup  fresh guacamole
  • 1/2 Cup  shredded carrots
  • 1/2 Cup  shredded red cabbage
  • 2 Tablespoons  chopped scallions
  • 1/4 Cup  sliced black olives (optional)

Jicama nachos offer a low-fat, un-fried, refreshing, flavorful meal while satisfying your nacho cravings. These are on the menu at SunCafe Organic, located in Studio City, Calif. SunCafe specializes in raw foods and has won many culinary awards.

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Directions

For the nacho cheese

Blend all of the ingredients together in a high speed blender until smooth. Set aside.

For the nachos

Distribute the jicama "chips" around a plate. Drizzle on the nacho cheese. Add layers of salsa and guacamole and sprinkle with the shredded carrots, shredded cabbage, scallions, and olives, if using.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

271 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced, High Fiber Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:

14%

Servings:

6
  • Fat 69g 106%
  • Carbs 221g 74%
  • Saturated 7g 36%
  • Fiber 99g 395%
  • Sugars 77g
  • Monounsaturated 13g
  • Polyunsaturated 44g
  • Protein 65g 130%
  • Sodium 5,459mg 227%
  • Calcium 417mg 42%
  • Magnesium 472mg 118%
  • Potassium 4,334mg 124%
  • Iron 20mg 110%
  • Zinc 19mg 128%
  • Phosphorus 1,878mg 268%
  • Vitamin A 839µg 93%
  • Vitamin C 383mg 638%
  • Thiamin (B1) 29mg 1,962%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 30mg 1,769%
  • Niacin (B3) 185mg 923%
  • Vitamin B6 31mg 1,567%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 526µg 131%
  • Vitamin E 46mg 229%
  • Vitamin K 78µg 97%
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