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Low Carb Jicama and Strawberry Salad

This light and refreshing jicama and strawberry salad is the perfect low carb accompaniment to roast meat or fish. And it's so pretty!

Low Carb Jicama and Strawberry Salad - a light and refreshing summer side dish recipe

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This light and refreshing salad is the perfect low carb accompaniment to roast meat or fish. If you haven't tried jicama before, it's a Mexican root vegetable that looks a little like a swede (or rutabaga), but has the texture of a crisp apple. One cup of cubed jicama contains 5g net carbs – so it's a pretty useful low carb vegetable!

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How to Make a Jicama and Strawberry Salad

Peel and dice the jicama, and shred some lettuce leaves.

Low Carb Jicama and Strawberry Salad - a light and refreshing summer side dish recipe

Add some sliced green onions, and then hull and slice some strawberries. I love my huller tool!

Low Carb Jicama and Strawberry Salad - a light and refreshing summer side dish recipe

Whisk together some extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, salt and black pepper, then pour it over the salad.

Low Carb Jicama and Strawberry Salad - a light and refreshing summer side dish recipe

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Toss to mix and store in the fridge until ready to serve. 

Low Carb Jicama and Strawberry Salad - a light and refreshing summer side dish recipe

I absolutely love the combination of flavors! I often pair jicama with citrus (like my Jicama Sticks with Lime and Chipotle) but I think that I've found a new favorite!

Low Carb Jicama and Strawberry Salad - a light and refreshing summer side dish recipe

Jicama and Strawberry Salad

Jicama and Strawberry Salad

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This light and refreshing jicama and strawberry salad is the perfect low carb accompaniment to roast meat or fish.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 8 oz jicama, peeled and diced
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 6 fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the lettuce, jicama, green onions, and strawberries in a large serving dish.
  2. Whisk together the oil, lemon juice, salt and black pepper, then pour it over the salad.
  3. Toss to mix and store in the fridge until ready to serve. 

Notes

3g net carbs per serving (one sixth of the whole recipe)

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Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size Sixth of the salad
Amount Per Serving Calories 65Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 1gSodium 5mgCarbohydrates 6gNet Carbohydrates 3gFiber 3gSugar 2gProtein 1g

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