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:

221 calories

Dietary restrictions:

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:

11%

Servings:

6
  • Fat 11g 17%
  • Carbs 25g 8%
  • Saturated 1g 6%
  • Fiber 10g 40%
  • Sugars 10g
  • Monounsaturated 2g
  • Polyunsaturated 7g
  • Protein 10g 20%
  • Sodium 905mg 38%
  • Calcium 54mg 5%
  • Magnesium 63mg 16%
  • Potassium 526mg 15%
  • Iron 3mg 14%
  • Zinc 3mg 20%
  • Phosphorus 289mg 41%
  • Vitamin A 139µg 15%
  • Vitamin C 37mg 62%
  • Thiamin (B1) 5mg 325%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 5mg 293%
  • Niacin (B3) 31mg 153%
  • Vitamin B6 5mg 258%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 72µg 18%
  • Vitamin E 7mg 35%
  • Vitamin K 15µg 19%
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