Jicama and Pineapple Salad in a Cilantro Vinaigrette Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Jicama and Pineapple Salad in a Cilantro Vinaigrette Recipe
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Jicama and Pineapple Salad in a Cilantro Vinaigrette

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"Sweet and tangy work well together in this palate-pleasing salad."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Whisk together the serrano pepper, lime juice, rice vinegar, cilantro, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil while continually whisking. Add the pineapple and jicama; toss to coat. Allow to sit 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  2. Place the spring mix in a large salad bowl; scatter the avocado over the lettuce; top with the marinated pineapple and jicama, drizzling the remaining vinaigrette over the salad. Serve NOW!
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 03, 2008

Excellent, excellent. I wouldn't change anything, the dressing is perfect. But I might add a few shrimp - and I did. ;) Thanks for the recipe!!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 16, 2010

This recipe sounded like it was something right up my alley. I never met a veggie I didn't like and I do like jicama but the combo of these flavors...I don't know what it was, I just really didn't like it. Maybe my pineapple wasn't sweet enough or used too much cilantro...sorry.

 

44 Ratings

Jun 03, 2008

This was a cool and delicious salad...I made it by the directions with no change...next time I will add more avocado , none the less..an excellent twist on salad. Thanks!

 
Jul 20, 2008

What a great lunch!!! I used about a 1/2 cup of fresh chopped from my garden, cilantro. I used 6 large leaves of basil from my garden. I used 2 pitted jalapenos, and 2 pitted banana peppers, all from my garden. I also used rinsed black beans, and LaChoy Chowmein noodles. Thanks again! will have this at least once a week! Great Recipe!!! jimbo

 
May 26, 2010

This was AWESOME!!!! I used 1 pepper cuz I'm a wimp & about 1/3 of a "bunch" of cilantro cuz I'm impatient. Other than that I stayed true to the recipe. I will definitely make it again. Woops! I forgot to add avacado at the end...

 
Apr 21, 2010

I'm always looking for new salad recipes and this was really different and good. I made it exactly as written.

 
Mar 23, 2009

This is so good. I couldn't find Jicama and used an asian pear instead. Perfect substitute for texture and probably better flavor. Will make this again, for sure.

 
Apr 05, 2011

My very favourite salad recipe. The peppers add a nice bite but don't overpower. I've also made it without the peppers when serving to kids. I made them for my son's birthday and a couple of years later, people still mention it! Very light and refreshing.. it's the only time I've seen people going back for second and thirds of the salad instead of the items!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 360 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 21.4 g
  • 33%
  • Fiber
  • 14.9 g
  • 60%
  • Protein
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 321 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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