Jicama Slaw Recipe

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For a change of pace from cabbage slaw, why not give jicama a try? The jicama adds a sweet, nutty flavor to this flavorful slaw.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups shredded peeled jicama
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 113 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 350 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a small serving bowl, combine the cilantro, sour cream, mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Stir in the jicama, carrot and red pepper. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Stir before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Jicama Slaw in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2008, p386

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2011

"I made this Slaw when it was published in Taste Of Home. My family thinks it is delicious! I make it often now."

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