Winter is Citrus Season

When it is cold in Idaho, warmer parts of the country are picking ripe, fresh oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and other sweet or tangy citrus fruits. This is the time of year when these fruits taste wonderful and prices are lower! So, when the weather gets chilly, break out the citrus recipes!


Carrot, Jicama, and Orange Salad

Print Recipe
CourseAppetizer, Salad
Servings8
Calories66kcal
AuthorFood Hero

Ingredients

  • 3 cups jicama peeled and cut into small pieces (about 2 small jicama)
  • 1 cup carrots peeled and grated (about 2 medium carrots)
  • 2 cups oranges peeled and cut into small pieces (about 2 small oranges)
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice juice from 1/4 orange
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • ¼ salt

Instructions

  • Wash hands before preparing food.
  • In a medium bowl, mix jicama, carrots, and oranges.
  • In a small bowl, combine oil, orange juice, honey, lime juice, and salt. Mix well.
  • Pour over the salad and stir together.
  • Serve immediately and refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

If you want to use canned mandarin oranges instead. One 10.5 oz. can equals 1 cup of mandarin oranges.
Freeze extra lime juice to use later.
Nutrition Facts
Carrot, Jicama, and Orange Salad
Serving Size
 
0.5 cup
Amount per 1 Serving
Calories
66
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Sodium
 
13
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
14
g
5
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Calcium
 
30
mg
3
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
217
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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