Jicama Napa Jalapeno Slaw

This jicama slaw recipe highlights the fresh exotic flavor of Jicama, a Mexican turnip. The dressing compliments the jicama flavor thanks to the rice-vinegar, cumin, lemon juice and the nutty flavor of Pure Almond Extract. This salad is jam packed with healthy ingredients including carrots, cabbage and chick peas.

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Almond Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon

Slaw

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 cups shredded jicama
  • 3 1/2 cups chopped Napa cabbage
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 (15 oz.) can chick peas, drained and rinsed

Directions

Dressing

In a small bowl, add vinegar, mayonnaise, sugar, cumin, celery seed, garlic powder, almond extract and salt. Whisk to combine. Add lemon zest and juice, whisk to combine. Cover and set aside in refrigerator.

Slaw

In a large bowl, add onion, jalapeno, carrot and cilantro; set aside. Peel jicama, place a box grater on layered paper toweling; grate jicama. Roll grated jicama in toweling and squeeze until liquid has been removed; add jicama to bowl. Add cabbage, almonds and chick peas. Dress slaw just before serving.

Dressing

  • 60 ml rice vinegar
  • 120 ml low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Almond Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon

Slaw

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 240 g shredded jicama
  • 350 g chopped Napa cabbage
  • 47 g sliced almonds
  • 1 (430 g) can chick peas, drained and rinsed

Directions

  • 10 minprep

  • 6servings

This Recipe Uses

Pure Almond Extract 4oz

Pure Almond Extract