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Jicama Slaw with Orange Lime Dressing

Jicama Slaw with Orange Lime Dressing

Refreshing side dish that appeals to the eyes as well as the palate.  This recipe is from the OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois Healthy Kids U program.

Serves: Nutrition information based on 1/12 of the recipe

Time: No cooking, 30 minutes to chop and prepare

Ingredients

For the Salad:

6 cups broccoli slaw

1 jicama, peeled and julienned or cut into match sticks

1 red bell pepper, julienned or cut into match sticks

2 carrots, julienned or cut into match sticks

1 avocado, cubed

1 mango, cut into matchsticks

1/2 cup thinly sliced cabbage

Sunflower seeds (optional)

Orange-Lime Dressing:

2 oranges, juiced

1 lime, juiced

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp dijon mustard

1 tsp honey

1/2 tsp ground ginger or 1 tsp grated ginger root

1 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions

1.  In a small bowl whisk together all the ingredients for the salad dressing.  Set aside.

2.  In a large bowl, place all the salad ingredients and mix together.

3. Toss with desired amount of salad dressing.  Serve immediately.