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Jicama Slaw

Published in Recipes, Salads & Vegetables Author: CentraCare

CentraCare Health Weight Management Recipe


  • 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2 cups jicama, grated
  • ½ cucumber, grated
  • 4 red radishes, grated
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • ½ cup onion, grated
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped


  1. Whisk together the white wine vinegar, olive oil and lime.
  2. Toss together the dressing and remaining vegetables.

Yield: 6 cups

Serving: 1 cup

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Exchanges per serving: 1 Vegetable; ½ Fat

Source: A Veggie Venture

  • Calories: 47
  • Fat: 2 g.
  • Cholesterol: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 11 mg
  • Carbs: 7 g.
  • Fiber: 3 g.
  • Protein: 1 g.