Carrot, Orange, and Jicama Salad

Dairy-Free | Gluten-Free | Quick & Easy | Salads | Side Dishes | Low Sodium | Low Fat | High in Fiber | WIC Friendly

Like a cross between a potato and an apple, jicama (hick-ah-mah) is a sweet-crunchy addition to this healthy salad.

Meal Carrotorangejicamasalad
8
Servings
10 minutes
Total Time
$0.75
Cost per serving
Temperature: N/A
Serving size:1 cup serving
Prep time:10 minutes
Cook time:N/A
Total time:10 minutes
Equipment:

Medium Bowl, Small Bowl, Measuring Cups and Spoons 

Utensils:

Mixing Utensil for Medium Bowl, Mixing Utensil for Small Bowl, Mixing Spoons for Salad 

Serving Suggestion:


Recipe sourced from Oregon State University’s Food Hero

Ingredients

3 cups jicama, (one medium, or two small jicama) peeled and cut into small pieces 

1 cup carrots, peeled and coarsely grated 

2 cups oranges, peeled and cut into small pieces 

2 teaspoons olive or vegetable oil 

2 tablespoons orange juice 

1 tablespoon honey 

2 teaspoons lime juice 

1/4 teaspoon salt 

Instructions

  1. Before you begin, wash your hands, surfaces, utensils, and produce. 
  2. In a large bowl, mix jicama, carrots, and oranges. Set aside. 
  3. In a small bowl, combine oil, orange juice, honey, lime juice, and salt. Mix until well-blended. 
  4. Pour dressing over the salad and stir lightly. 
  5. Serve immediately. 

Tips

Jicama is often a seasonal ingredient found in the summer. If jicama is not available near you, try substituting 3 cups green Granny Smith apples, chopped into small pieces.  

To prepare jicama, gently peel off brown outer skin using a peeler, as you would a potato. 

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Ingredients

What goes in Carrot, Orange, and Jicama Salad?

Carrots
Carrots
Orange Juice
Orange Juice
Oranges
Oranges
Honey
Honey
Jicama
Jicama

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
120
TOTAL FAT
2G
SODIUM
140mg
TOTAL CARBS
27g
PROTEIN
2g
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