Watercress Salad with Carrots and Jicama
Watercress Salad with Carrots and Jicama
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 10 min
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  • Summary

    Peppery watercress takes on an exotic twist with the flavors of ginger and fresh cilantro leaves in this easy-to-prepare salad.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
    • Pinch of sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
    • 1 small jalapeno, seeded and minced (about 1 tablespoon)
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 3 cups watercress, thick stems removed
    • 2 small carrots, peeled into ribbons (about 1 1/2 cups)
    • 1/2 small jicama, peeled into ribbons (about 1 cup)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 165 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 21.82%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.99%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 286 mg 11.92%
    • Calcium: 52 mg 5.23%
    • Potassium: 306 mg 8.74%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.75%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 8 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.57%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 178.14%
    • Vitamin C 34.38%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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