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Fruit Salad with Jicama 

Jicama is a Mexican turnip and adds a lots of fiber to this fruit salad!

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Salads

Think Variety; Think Color: Yellow/Orange White Green

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Serves: 7

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1

Ingredients:

1 small Jicama

2 cups Watermelon, cut into pieces

1 Mango

1 small Papaya

1 Lime

2 Kiwis

1 tsp Lime or Orange juice

¼ tsp Salt

¼ tsp Chili powder

  1. Wash, peel, and cut jicama into thin slices.
  2. Wash, peel, and cut the rest of the fruit into slices of medium sized pieces.
  3. On a large plate, arrange the fruit. Sprinkle with lime or orange juice.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the salt and chili powder. Sprinkle over the fruit and serve.

 

Credit: Courtesy of the Oregon State University Extension Service

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 80 Carbohydrates: 20g
Total Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg
Saturated Fat: 0g Dietary Fiber: 5g
% of Calories from Fat: 0% Sodium: 90mg
Protein: 1g  

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