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Jicama Slaw with Peanuts Recipe

Jicama Slaw with Peanuts Recipe

Peanuts add interest and crunch to a crisp coleslaw featuring jicama and tangerines. For a creamy dressing, I sometimes stir in two heaping tablespoons of mayonnaise or yogurt.—Donna Noel, Gray, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium jicama, julienned
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tangerines, peeled and sectioned
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Stir in tangerines and cilantro. Chill until serving. Just before serving, stir in peanuts. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 144 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 254mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 7g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 0 fruit, 0 fat.

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GailJay 106662
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2014

"This was an excellent side salad to our fajitas. The sweetness of the jicama and tangerines has a small pop of heat which went well with a spicier main dish."

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