(HE kuh muh) A large, tuberous root vegetable with pale brown, thin skin and crisp white meat. Jicama resembles a large, brown turnip. The skin peels off easily to reveal pure white, potatolike meat that has a clean, crisp bite and a mildly sweet flavor. It is peeled before using and is eaten raw or cooked.
Grated Raw Beet Salad with Jicama , Avocado, and Orange
Raw beets taste similar to raw carrots in that they're sweet, juicy, and crisp. Jicama , a Mexican root vegetable that looks like a large, pale, round potato, is crunchy and mild when peeled and eaten raw. If you can't find jicama , simply substitute cubed cucumber in this salad.
Jicama and Pepper Stir-Fry
Jicama (HE-kuh-muh) is often used in Mexican and Asian cooking. Its white flesh has a crunchy texture and delicate flavor. When lightly cooked in this ginger-accented vegetable dish, it retains its crispiness.
Jicama -Apple Slaw
Crunchy jicama and apple plus oranges and avocado combine in this crisp and refreshing dairy-free slaw.
Perfect Coleslaw: What’s the Secret?
still crunchy, but easy on the palate. • Match your vinegar to your ingredients. If you’re venturing beyond cabbage to jicama , apple, fennel, bok choi, green onions and so on, don’t stop there. Use a rice vinegar on Asian vegetables
6 Surprising Broccoli Sides
saltiness of the olives. It’s a nice side for barbecued beef or chops. Saucy Broccoli and Jicama : Broccoli, spicy salsa, and crisp-tender jicama add up to a surprising—and delectable—side. Bonus: Using jarred salsa really cuts down
Fantastic Fourth of July: Your Complete Cookout Menu
blue this week. (That's coming next week.) But you have to have something R,W and B on the Fourth, right? Plus, the jicama stars are so pretty! Quinoa & Smoked Tofu Salad Quinoa is actually native to South America, not North. But I bet we've thought
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Winter Fruit Salad
1/2 c pomegranate seeds (about 1 pomegranate) 1/2 c julienned jicama (if you do not have this substitute apple) 2 medium ripe mangoes, peeled and cut into thin slices 2 tangerines or clementines
Fire Up Your Imagination by Grilling Unusual Foods
includes recipes for: Italian-Inspired Grilled Pound Cake Smoky Grilled Guacamole Spicy Grilled Watermelon, Cucumber and Jicama Salad, pictured below What foods do you love to grill? Please share with us here or online at the U-T! Photo credits
To Boulder, and Beyond!
pretty much everything looked small compared to our meals at Sam’s ! Either way, the mahi mahi was tender and moist, the jicama sticks were sweet and crispy, and the crunchy yet creamy corn croutons were off the chain. Ben got the daily special which was a deconstructed, layered