Jicama Slaw

Photo: Jicama Slaw

TOTAL TIME: 50 min
Prep: 20 min
Inactive Prep: 30 min
Cook: --
 
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

SLAW:
  • 1 small jicama, peeled and sliced into thin strips
  • 4 scallions, cut into 3 pieces and then sliced lengthwise into thin strips
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 head red cabbage, cored and thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper
    DRESSING:
    • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
    • 1/4 cup lime juice
    • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish, optional
    • 1 tablespoon honey
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    Directions

    For the slaw: Toss the jicama with the scallions, carrots, bell pepper and cabbage. Season with salt and pepper.

    For the dressing: In a small mixing bowl, whisk the vinegar, lime juice, cilantro, honey, chili powder and cumin. Slowly whisk in the olive oil until the dressing is emulsified.

    Toss the dressing with the slaw and garnish with additional cilantro before serving, if desired. Allow the slaw to chill for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to develop, or chill up to 2 days in the refrigerator.

    Serves: 4
    Calories: 280
    Total Fat: 19 grams
    Saturated Fat: 2.5 grams
    Protein: 3 grams
    Total carbohydrates: 26 grams
    Sugar: 12 grams
    Fiber: 9 grams
    Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
    Sodium: 169 milligrams

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