Festive and Healthy Jicama Salad

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Festive and Healthy Jicama Salad
Whole Foods Market

This green salad is packed with colorful, crunchy veggies, making it an excellent complement to chili and other south of the border entrées.

6
Servings
167
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup orange juice
  • 1/4 Cup lime juice
  • 1/4 Cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 finely chopped seeded poblano pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Salt, to taste
  • 8 Cups bite-size pieces mixed lettuces, such as red leaf, green leaf, or butter lettuce
  • 2 Cups thinly sliced jicama sticks
  • 1 Cup thinly sliced carrot sticks
  • 3 oranges, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 orange bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into thin strips

Directions

Stir together orange juice and lime juice in a medium bowl, then whisk in oil until well blended. Add poblano peppers, cilantro, and salt. Set aside.

Put lettuces, jicama, carrots, oranges, and orange, red, and yellow bell peppers into a large bowl. Add vinaigrette and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.

Healthy Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Healthy Cooking Tip

Substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
15%
Sugar
11g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
7%
Protein
3g
5%
Carbs
20g
7%
Vitamin A
341µg
38%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
12.5%
Vitamin C
120mg
100%
Vitamin E
2mg
11%
Vitamin K
89µg
100%
Calcium
72mg
7%
Fiber
6g
23%
Folate (food)
104µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
104µg
26%
Iron
2mg
9%
Magnesium
32mg
8%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
6%
Phosphorus
63mg
9%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
563mg
16%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7.5%
Sodium
647mg
27%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
10.6%
Zinc
0.4mg
2.8%

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