Jicama and red pepper haystacks
  • 1 small jicamaabout 3/4 pound
  • 2medium red bell peppers
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • Juice of 1/2 orange
  • 1 jalapeƱo pepper, seeded and very finely diced, or 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantrooptional
  1. Peel jicama and cut into matchstick. (Hey, it kinda looks like hay!) Remove seeds and membranes from red bell peppers and cut into smaller matchsticks. Toss all ingredients together and adjust with salt to suit your taste. Serve right away or refrigerate salad until thoroughly chilled; toss again just before serving.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Jicama and red pepper haystacks
Amount Per Serving
Calories 334 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 85g 28%
Dietary Fiber 31g 124%
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 334 cal, 1g fat (0g mono, 1g poly, 0g sat), 0mg chol, 2g protein, 85g carb, 31g fiber, 7mg sodium