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Jicama Nachos

Jicama Nachos
SunCafe Organic

Jicama Nachos

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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Ingredients

For the nacho cheese

  • 1 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

  • 1 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)

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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving192
Total Fat5g7%
Sugar12gN/A
Saturated0.4g2.2%
Protein8g17%
Carbs33g11%
Vitamin A149µg17%
Vitamin B124µg65%
Vitamin B65mg100%
Vitamin C63mg100%
Vitamin E5mg24%
Vitamin K12µg15%
Calcium60mg6%
Fiber15g59%
Folate (food)54µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)54µg14%
Folic acid120µgN/A
Iron3mg16%
Magnesium76mg19%
Monounsaturated2gN/A
Niacin (B3)30mg100%
Phosphorus117mg17%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium590mg17%
Riboflavin (B2)5mg100%
Sodium770mg32%
Sugars, added5gN/A
Thiamin (B1)5mg100%
Zinc2mg16%