Jicama is a root vegetable native to Mexico and South America. Peel off the thin layer of skin, cut into strips and enjoy this crunchy and sweet veggie in your salads or dip into creamy guacamole. Jicama can also be used in stir fry dishes or steamed. Jicama is low in calories and is a good source of Vitamin C, Fiber, and contains moderate levels of B vitamins and the minerals magnesium, copper, iron, and manganese.
It’s important to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables. Adding jicama is a fun way to add variety into your diet. If you like crunchy texture veggies, give jicama a try!
Enjoy with creamy guacamole for a satisfying snack!