This exciting salad is made with Jicama, a large tuberous root that can be eaten raw (naturally!) and makes a kicking summer slaw. In my recipe I use nectarines, avocado, snap peas, lime juice, orange juice, Brazil nuts and Jicama sliced into matchsticks.
Summer Jicama Salad
1 medium jicama
1 ripe nectarine
1 ripe avocado
1 cup snap peas
1/2 cup raw brazil nuts
2 Tbs olive oil
juice of 1 lime
juice of 1 orange
salt to taste
Remove the outer skin of the jicama with a vegetable peeler.
Cut the jicama, nectarine, and snap peas into matchsticks.
Remove skin from avocado and cut into cubes. Roughly chop brazil nuts.
Add all ingredients to a medium sized bowl.
Add juice of lime and orange and 2 Tbs olive oil to bowl. Season with salt and serve.