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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.

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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving167
Total Fat9g15%
Sugar11gN/A
Saturated1g7%
Protein3g5%
Carbs20g7%
Vitamin A341µg38%
Vitamin B60.2mg12.5%
Vitamin C120mg100%
Vitamin E2mg11%
Vitamin K89µg100%
Calcium72mg7%
Fiber6g23%
Folate (food)104µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)104µg26%
Iron2mg9%
Magnesium32mg8%
Monounsaturated7gN/A
Niacin (B3)1mg6%
Phosphorus63mg9%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium563mg16%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg7.5%
Sodium647mg27%
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg10.6%
Zinc0.4mg2.8%