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Mexican Napa Slaw

Yield 8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
Jicama (HEE-ka-ma) is a brown-skinned vegetable with a crisp, white flesh similar to a turnip. It takes on the flavor of other ingredients and adds a crunchy texture. There are 8 grams of carbohydrate and 4.4 grams of fiber in a 3/4-cup portion of sliced jicama.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups shredded napa (Chinese) cabbage
  • 2 cups alfalfa sprouts
  • 3/4 cup peeled and very thinly sliced jicama
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 Anaheim chile pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

Nutrition Information

  • calories 43
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 1.9 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.4 g
  • carbohydrate 5.1 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 83 mg
  • calcium 40 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine sweetener and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl; add to vegetables, and toss well. Cover and chill 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

  2. carbo rating: 3

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