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Jicama Melon Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing RecipeJicama Melon Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

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Jicama Melon Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

Jicama is a starchy root vegetable that adds a unique crunch to fresh salads. Low in calories and rich in vitamin C, jicama’s mild flavor pairs well with sweet or savory ingredients.

Tips for the cook: Any type of melon can be used in this salad. Try a combination of cantaloupe, honeydew and watermelon for a colorful presentation.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/2 recipe
Amount Per Serving
32
Calories
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0.1g
0%Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
2%
Sodium 38mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate 8g
6%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g
Sugars 5.5g
Protein 0.6g
*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Yield: 5 servings

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cantaloupe, cubed
  • 1 cup jicama, diced
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh mint
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Pinch of salt

Directions

  1. In a medium-size bowl, stir together the melon, jicama and mint.
  2. In a small dish, whisk together the lime juice, honey and salt. Pour the dressing over the melon and jicama, and toss to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 24 hours.
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