Spicy Fruit and Veggies With Lime

Spicy Fruit and Veggies With Lime Recipe
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.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Elisa Levy, Tallahassee, Florida,

Southern Living

June 2004
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