Apple-Jicama Salad with Pepitas

  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

Vinaigrette:
1/4cup apple juice
1tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1teaspoon light agave nectar (or about 1/2 tsp. honey)
2tablespoons olive oil
1teaspoon salt
Salad:
3 apples, cored, unpeeled and small diced
1small jicama, peeled and small diced
1medium cucumber, unpeeled, seeded and small diced
1/4cup red onion, finely minced
1/4cup toated pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
1tablespoon fresh chives, finely minced

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together apple juice, vinegar and agave nectar with salt.Drizzle in the olive oil and continue to whisk until incorporated. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine apples, jicama, cucumber, onion, pepitas and chives. Stir in the vinaigrette and combine well to coat. Refrigerate for 20 minutes beforeserving. Garnish with more pepitas and chives.

 Recipe by Chef Alexandra I. Lopez, courtesy of the U.S. Apple Association


 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 120
  • Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat .5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 150mg
  • Carbohydrate 23g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Protein 1g