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Spicy Fruit and Veggies With Lime

Yield Makes 4 servings
Jícama is a crunchy, mild-tasting root vegetable. Peel its thin skin before cutting into strips. Jícama is usually enjoyed uncooked, but some folks like it in stir-fried dishes.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 small jícama, peeled and cut into spears
  • 1/2 pineapple, cored and cut into thick spears
  • 1 mango, peeled and cut into spears
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and cut into spears
  • Fresh lime juice (2 limes)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper or pequín chile powder
  • Lime wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 99
  • caloriesfromfat 6 %
  • fat 0.6 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 26 g
  • fiber 5.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 587 mg
  • calcium 36 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place first 4 ingredients in a shallow bowl or platter, dividing them in clusters. Drizzle with lime juice, and sprinkle with salt and red pepper. Serve immediately with lime wedges.