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Carrot, Jicama, and Orange Salad

Photo attribution: My Tu Duong
Ready In: 10 minutes
Serves: 6
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added SugarVegetarian

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

Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Sharp knife
Cutting board
Large bowl
Small container
Spatula or spoon

Ingredients

Serves 6
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

Directions

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.
5.Serve.

Chef's Tips

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00 cup

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1 g1%
Saturated Fat <1 g3%
Sodium 105 mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 13 g5%
Dietary Fiber 4 g14%
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: