Festive Jicama Salad

Festive Jicama Salad

Serves 6

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 (optional)
  • 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
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Method: 

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 Info: 
Per Serving:250 calories (90 from fat), 10g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 920mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (12g dietary fiber, 15g sugar), 8g protein
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