Festive and Healthy Jicama Salad

Festive and Healthy Jicama Salad
Contributor
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
587
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.

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Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
36g
51%
Sugar
43g
48%
Saturated Fat
19g
79%
Cholesterol
74mg
25%
Carbohydrate, by difference
51g
39%
Protein
20g
43%
Vitamin A, RAE
10µg
1%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
15mg
20%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
42µg
47%
Calcium, Ca
42mg
4%
Choline, total
85mg
20%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Fluoride, F
21µg
1%
Folate, total
17µg
4%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
39mg
12%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
204mg
29%
Selenium, Se
15µg
27%
Sodium, Na
169mg
11%
Water
298g
11%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

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.