Carrot, Jicama, and Orange Salad
Photo attribution: My Tu Duong
This carrot and orange salad is packed with beta-carotene, vitamin A and C. It's crunchy and sweet and is great paired with grilled chicken.
What you'll need
Spatula or spoon
1 1/2 cups Carrots peeled and grated
2 cups Jicama peeled and grated
2 Oranges peeled, seeded, chopped
2 tablespoons Fresh Parsley chopped
2 tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice
2 tablespoons Mayonnaise low-fat
1/8 teaspoon Salt adjust to taste
1/8 teaspoon Ground Chili Powder optional
1.In a large bowl, mix carrots, jicama, oranges, and parsley.
2.In a small container, mix lime juice, mayonnaise, salt, and chili powder.
3.Stir lime mixture into the other ingredients and mix well.
4.Adjust salt and chili powder.
- Instead of using low-fat mayonnaise, try using 2 parts real mayonnaise and 1 part low-fat or nonfat plain yogurt.
- For a different texture, cut the carrots and jicama into ¼ inch cubes.
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 1 g||1%|
|Saturated Fat <1 g||3%|
|Sodium 105 mg||5%|
|Total Carbohydrate 13 g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 4 g||14%|
|Protein 1 g|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: