Spicy Jicama and Orange Salad


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Jicama, also known as the yam bean, is commonly found in markets and has a mild flavor. It is high in vitamin C, potassium and fiber. It combines nicely in this salad with sweet carrots and oranges.

1 lb of jicama, shredded
4 carrots, shredded
2 oranges, cut into bite sized pieces
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1 small sweet onion, chopped
1/2 jalapeno, chopped
juice of 2 limes
1/3 chopped cilantro
salt and pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Serve chilled.