Are you familiar with jicama? This tuber looks like a radish and is the root of a vine native to Mexico and Central America. The flesh is crunchy, mild, and faintly sweet and often served with a little lime juice and chile powder to accompany Mexican dishes. On its own jicama can be a little flat, however with some seasoning and lime juice, it comes alive, and is wonderfully refreshing. This recipe is for a very simple but tasty Jicama Pineapple Slaw. Totally refreshing with a wonderful crunchiness!
|JICAMA PINEAPPLE SLAW|
- 1 medium jicama root, peeled and cut into thick matchsticks
- 11/2 cups small chunks of fresh pineapple, plus 1 tablespoon of juice from the pineapple if available
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- pinch of salt
- 1/2 cup chopped scallions (white and light green parts only)
- Toss jicama, pineapple, pineapple juice, lime juice, and salt in a bowl.
- Add scallions and and toss to combine. Enjoy!
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