JICAMA SALAD RECIPES FOR WEIGHT LOSS

JICAMA SALAD RECIPES FOR WEIGHT LOSS

 

Jicama Salad recipes are simple, crunchy and refreshing side dishes. In this salad, fruits such as mango, apple, pineapple, beets, orange, pear are combined with jicama for a fantastic taste and color. Jicama salad recipes do not require any cooking process. You do not have to boil or baked jicama before mixing it with other ingredients. This process would save you time and the need to use a lot of kitchen equipment. 

Some of the required ingredients include chili powder, cumin, olive oil, cilantro, red onion, lime or lemon juice, black pepper and more. More so, they are quite affordable and available. 

Jicama Salad Recipes 

  1. Jicama Mango Salad with Cilantro and Lime 
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allrecipes.com

This salad is quite refreshing and can go well with any Asian or Mexican dish  

Preparation time: 30 minutes. 

Cook time: 15 minutes 

Total time: 45 minutes 

Serves: 8 

Ingredients 

  • 1 large firm mango 
  • ½ red onion 
  • A large jicama  
  • 1 small red bell pepper 
  • 1 teaspoon of salt 
  • 2 limes juice 
  • ½ cup of chopped cilantro leaves 
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 
  • ¼ cup of honey 

Preparation 

  1. First of all, combine mango, red onion, jicama, red pepper in a large bowl and toss . Then set aside. 
  1. Next, add lime juice, salt, cilantro, honey and cayenne pepper in a medium sized bowl. 
  1. Now combine the jicama mixture and cilantro mixture together and toss.  
  1. Then, cover the mixture with a plastic wrap and keep it in the fridge for about 15 minutes. 

Nutritional facts 

Fat 0.3g; Carbohydrate 31.5g; protein 1.7g; calories 126g 

  1. Jicama Salad with Beets, Carrot and Finger Lime 
quericavida.com

This salad recipe is quite unique because of its ingredient, beet, carrot and finger lime. 

Preparation time: 45minutes 

Cook time: 0 minutes 

Total time: 45 minutes 

Serves: 4 

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup of olive oil 
  • 4 finger limes 
  • 1 cup of grated jicama 
  • 1 cup of shredded carrot 
  • A cup of shredded beets 
  • 1 teaspoon of ground black pepper 
  • ½ cup of lemon juice 
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt 
  • A small handful of cilantro 

Preparation 

  1. First, wash all your vegetables with clean water. Then, peel and shred them with a food processor. 
  1. Next, put a portion of each of the ingredients in a salad dish and start the preparation of your dressing with lemon juice, salt, pepper and olive oil. 
  1. Then, dip your vegetables in lemon vinaigrette, cut your finger lime into half and squeeze it to remove pearls. 
  1. Finally, add the pearls to your salad and top it with cilantro. 

Nutritional facts 

Fat 5g; Carbohydrate 6g; protein 1g; calories 64g. 

  1. Avocado, Orange and Jicama Salad 
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foodandwine.com

A Mexican mix of Jicama, cilantro, avocado with amazing feta cheese. 

Preparation time: 30minutes. 

Cook time: 0 minutes 

Total time: 30 minutes 

Serves: 6 

Ingredients 

  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 
  • 3 navel oranges 
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper 
  • 2 Hass avocados  
  • 3 navel oranges 
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice 
  • 1 small jicama 
  • Salt 
  • Freshly ground pepper 
  • ¼  cup of chopped cilantro 
  • 1 cup of crumbles feta cheese 

Preparation  

  1. First of all, use a sharp knife to peel your oranges, remove the white bitter part and divide the membranes into sections. 
  1. Then, squeeze your membrane to release juice into a bowl. Add oil, cayenne, lime juice, pepper and salt. 
  1. Next, add jicama and leave it for about 15 minutes 
  1. Lastly, fold in your avocado, cilantro, orange sections, feta and serve. 

Nutritional facts 

Fat 7.4g; Carbohydrate 12.4g; protein 1.2g; calories 114g. 

  1. Clementine Jicama Salad 
epicurious.com

Clementine and jicama have completely opposite texture. Crunchy Jicama and juicy clementine are great together with cilantro, red onion, fresh cheese and more. 

Preparation time: 25 minutes. 

Cook time: 0minutes 

Total time: 25 minutes 

Serves: 8 

Ingredients 

  • ¼ cup of fresh lime juice 
  • 1 small red onion 
  • 6 tablespoons of olive oil 
  • ¾ cup of packed cilantro sprigs 
  • ½ teaspoon of chopped garlic 
  • ½ teaspoon of sugar 
  • 1 pound of jicama 
  • 8 clementine 
  • 1/3 cup of raw green pumpkin seeds 
  • ½ cup of crumbled quesco fresco 

Preparation  

  1. Firstly, mince your garlic with ½ teaspoon of salt. 
  1. Then, add sugar, lime juice, oil, ½ teaspoon of pepper into a large bowl and whisk well 
  1. Next, add clementine, cilantro, jicama, onion, add salt to taste.  
  1. Lastly, before serving sprinkle pumpkin seed and cheese. 

Your onion, clementine and jicama can be cut about 4 hours before making your salad, so also is your vinaigrette. 

Nutritional facts 

Fat 7.4g; Carbohydrate 12.4g; protein 1.2g; calories 114g. 

  1. Tomato Jicama salad with Mango and Jalapeños 
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eatthegrains.com

This is a refreshing and easy side dish. It is vegan, dairy free, Palo and gluten 

Preparation time: 10 minutes. 

Cook time: 0minutes 

Total time: 10 minutes 

Serves: 6 

Ingredients 

  • 2 ½ cups of cherry tomatoes 
  • ½ cup of cilantro 
  • 1 small – medium jicama cut into matchsticks 
  • 2 jalapeños, cut onto matchsticks 
  • 1 mango  
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • 1 tablespoon of avocado .oil 
  • ½ teaspoon of chili powder 
  • 3 tablespoons of lime juice 
  • ¼ teaspoon of cumin 

Preparation 

  1. First of all, add chili powder, lime juice, avocado oil, cumin, pepper and salt into a small bowl and whisk. 
  1. Then, combine, pepper, mango, jicama and tomato in a larger bowl. 
  1. Next, add the dressing, mix well, add cilantro and mix again. 
  1. Lastly, leave it in the fridge for some hours or overnight and serve. 

Nutritional facts 

Fat 2.6g; Carbohydrate 15g; protein 1.5g; calories 84g. 

  1. Pear and Jicama Salad 
eatingwell.com

This is a combination of pear, grapes, jicama, walnuts and celery in lime yoghurt. yummy! 

Preparation time: 30 minutes. 

Cook time: 0minutes 

Total time: 30 minutes 

Serves: 6 

Ingredients 

  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice 
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground pepper 
  • ½ cup of plain nonfat Greek yoghurt 
  • 1 ½ cup of diced red pear 
  • 1 teaspoon of agave nectar 
  • 1/3 cup of chopped walnuts 
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh mint 
  • 1 ½ cup of peeled jicama julienne sticks 
  • ½ cup of seedless grapes 
  • Half cup of chopped celery 

Preparation  

  1. Firstly, combine lime juice, agave nectar, yoghurt, pepper in a small bowl and keep aside. 
  1. Then, toss diced pear, grapes, mint, walnuts, jicama, celery, mint in a large bowl. 
  1. Next, add dressing, mix well and serve immediately. 

Nutritional facts 

Fat 4.4g; Carbohydrate 14.7g; protein 3.2g; calories 103g. 

  1. Pineapple and Jicama Salad 
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spicetrekkers.com

A delicious combination of jicama with lime juice, Chiles and pineapple. It has other ingredients like chili powder, red onion, citrus fruits. 

Preparation time: 5 minutes. 

Cook time: 0minutes 

Total time: 5 minutes 

Serves: 2 

Ingredients 

  • 1 small pineapple 
  • Juice of 1 lime 
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of Padilla de Oaxaca or any smoked Chile 
  • 1 medium jicama cut into ½ inch chunk 
  • 3 tablespoons of fresh  
  • Salt to taste 

Preparation 
 

  1. First of all, peel your pineapple and cut them into ½ inch chunks 
  1. Then, mix your pineapple with all your other ingredients. Toss well to combine. 
  1. Next, taste your salad and adjust taste with chili powder, lime juice, salt if needed 

Nutritional facts 

Fat 7.4g; Carbohydrate 12.4g; protein 1.2g; calories 114g. 

  1. Crispy Jicama Apple Salad 
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thecrookedcarrot.com

A crispy and crunchy salad with apple, jicama, lime, cilantro. 

Preparation time: 20 minutes. 

Cook time: 0minutes 

Total time: 20 minutes 

Serves: 4 

Ingredients 

  • ½ cup of cilantro  
  • 3 cups of jicama 
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil 
  • Salt to taste 
  • 1 apple 
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice 

Preparation 

  1. First of all, cut your apple and jicama into matchstick sizes, leave it in a medium sized bowl  
  1. Then, chop your cilantro and combine it with jicama and apple mixture. 
  1. Next, add olive oil, lime juice and salt to the mixture and toss. Serve. 

Nutritional facts 

Fat 4g; Carbohydrate 15g; protein 1g; calories 93g. 

  1. Jicama Black Bean Salad 
lastingredient.com

This recipe can be combined with tomatoes, grilled corn, scallions, and cilantro and tossed with cumin lime vinaigrette 

Preparation time: 15 minutes. 

Cook time: 7 minutes 

Total time: 22 minutes 

Serves: 4 

Ingredients 

  • A pinch of black pepper 
  • 1 cup of halved cherry tomatoes 
  • 2 ears of corn 
  • 1 thinly sliced scallions 
  • A pinch of kosher salt 
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil 
  • 15 ounce can of black beans 
  • 1 cup of chopped jicama 

For vinaigrette 

  • ¼ teaspoon of black pepper 
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro 
  • ¼ cup of olive oil 
  • ½ teaspoon of kosher salt 
  • Juice from 1 lime 
  • 1 garlic clove 
  • A teaspoon of cumin 

Preparation 

  1. First, preheat your grill, rub your corn with a teaspoon of olive oil, pepper and salt 
  1. Then, grill the corn for 7 minutes until it is lightly charred. When your corn is cool, slice the kernels off the cob. 
  1. Next, mix jicama, corn, black beans, scallions and tomatoes together in a bowl. 
  1. To make your vinaigrette, whisk cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, garlic, pepper, cumin, salt together.  
  1. Now, stir well and top with additional cilantro. Serve. 

Nutritional facts 

Fat 4g; Carbohydrate 15g; protein 1g; calories 93g. 

Jicama salad recipes applies the best process, which is eating jicama raw. It helps you to avoid losing some nutrients. It is healthy and weight loss friendly