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
  • 1/2 poblano pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 8 cups bite-size pieces mixed lettuces, such as red leaf, green leaf, or butter lettuce
  • 2 cups thinly sliced jicama sticks, (from about 1/2 medium jicama)
  • 2 carrots, cut into thin matchsticks
  • 3 oranges, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into thin strips
  • 1 red 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, cilantro (if using), and salt. Set aside.

In a large serving bowl, combine lettuces, jicama, carrots, oranges and red and yellow bell peppers. Add orange juice mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.

In a large serving bowl, combine lettuces, jicama, carrots, oranges and red and yellow bell peppers. Add orange juice mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 250 calories (90 from fat), 10g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 920mg sodium, 31g carbohydrates, (12 g dietary fiber, 15g sugar), 8g protein.
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