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Creamy Orange Dip with Jicama

Jicama (HEE-ka-mah) also known as a Mexican Potato is a good source of vitamin C, potassium, iron and calcium.  It is less starchy than potatoes with fewer calories.  It has a slightly sweet, nutty flavor and adds crunch to any meal or snack.  It can be used either as a finger food or as a substitute for water chestnuts.  Discover Jicama—a new taste for a healthy diet! 

Serves: 2 Tablespoons


1/3 cup Miracle Whip Light Salad Dressing 

1/2 cup light sour cream 

2.5 Tbsp Splenda 

1 tsp orange juice 

1 tsp orange zest 


Mix all ingredients.  Refrigerate.  Makes 1 ½ cups.  Serve with Jicama sticks for dipping and other raw vegetables or fruit.  Hint…Jicama can be found in the produce section of the grocery store.  Peel it as you would a potato, and cut into sticks.