Southwestern Fruit Salad

Jicama (pronounced “hick-a-ma”) is a root vegetable that looks similar to a turnip. Jicama is a good source of fiber and its crunchy texture works well in salads.


Large bowl
Knives and cutting board
Wire whisk


  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups julienne-cut peeled jicama
  • 1 medium red grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 medium oranges, peeled and sliced crosswise
  • 2 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced


Combine the first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well with a wire whisk. Add remaining ingredients; toss gently to coat.

submitted by Katherine Figel

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