Thursday, June 19, 2014

Jicama Pineapple Slaw


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





Ingredients:
  • 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)

Directions:
  1. Toss jicama, pineapple, pineapple juice, lime juice, and salt in a bowl.
  2. Add scallions and and toss to combine. Enjoy!
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This recipe was shared at: Allergy-Free Wednesday, www.realfoodallergyfree.com 
This recipe was shared at : Full Plate Thursday, http://mizhelenscountrycottage.blogspot.com/http:// 
This recipe was shared at Gluten Free Wednesday's :http://glutenfreeeasily.com/gluten-free-wednesdays/

6 comments:

  1. I love Jicama! Thanks for sharing at Foodie Friends Friday!

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  2. I love Jicama! And this simple salad looks quite refreshing for summer.

    Stopping by from Pinterest Foodie Linkup

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  3. Thanks for coming by the Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop. Love your post and appreciate you taking the time to share.
    Shari

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  4. Love these simple recipes that taste so fresh during the summer. Jicama is a great choice to give a little crunch to this salad. Thanks for sharing on Wonderful Wednesday.

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  5. I've never tried jicama, but I am a huge pineapple fan... might have to give this a try! Thanks for sharing at Savoring Saturdays!

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  6. Hi Phyllis. I highlighted this recipe as one of the favorites at this week's Paleo AIP Recipe Roundtable. Thanks so much for linking up!

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