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.
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 fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 garlic cloves, crushed
How to Make It
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.