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Gluten-Free Spicy Jicama and Orange Salad

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Gluten-Free Spicy Jicama and Orange Salad
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 8
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Jicama is a crunchy root vegetable with a sweet, nutty flavor that’s popular in Mexican cuisine. Its pretty ivory color does not become discolored, which makes it a natural to use in salads like this one.

Ingredients

Dressing

2
tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt
1
tablespoon white wine vinegar
1
tablespoon agave nectar
1 1/2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon chili garlic paste
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground coriander
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Salad

1/2
lb jicama, peeled, cut into 3x1/4-inch julienne strips
1/2
English (seedless) cucumber, cut into 3x1/4-inch julienne strips (about 1 cup)
4
oranges, peeled, sectioned
1/2
bunch fresh cilantro, chopped (1/2 cup)

Directions

  • 1 In large bowl, beat Dressing ingredients with whisk.
  • 2 Add jicama, cucumber and oranges; toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes to blend flavors.
  • 3 Top with cilantro.
Tips  

Chili garlic paste is made from red chiles, fermented beans and garlic. It's available in most supermarkets in the Asian ingredients section.

Cooking Gluten Free? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
0
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
(
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
,
Sugars
7g
)
Protein
1g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
70%
70%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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