Minted Mango and Jicama Salad

Jicama is a crisp, sweet turnip-shaped root vegetable that is perfect raw in salads. Bold flavors like mint, mango, ginger and lime create an incredible dish.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 59
Caloriesfromfat 3 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 14.9 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Calcium 10 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons reduced-sugar orange marmalade
1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1 sliced peeled ripe mango
1 cup (3 x 1/4-inch) strips peeled jicama

Preparation

1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk.

2. Combine mango and jicama in a medium bowl. Drizzle juice mixture over mango mixture; toss gently to coat.

Note:

Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast

April 2009