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Jicama Apple Slaw

June 27, 2011
3 Ratings
  • Serves 4-5
Author Notes

Coleslaw is one of those summer dishes that is always invited to the barbecue. Usually made out of cabbage and mayonaise it is just as unfriendly to the waistline as the ribs and pulled pork are. Plus, who likes cabbage anyways? This recipe reduces the cabbage to the supporting cast in favor of letting the crunchy jicama and sweet apples star. Tossed in a healthy yogurt and jalepeno dressing, it's a little bit more interesting than your traditional slaw, and you'll still look great in your bikini. —stirfrei

What You'll Need
  • For the Salad
  • 1 jicama, peeled and fine julienned
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, fine julienned
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 green cabbage head, shredded
  • For the Dressing
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 jalepeno, seeded and minced
  • 2 limes, zest and juice
  • 1/4 cup sherry wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Mix prepped jicama, apples, cilantro, and cabbage together.
  2. Whisk all dressing ingredients together. Toss with jicama apple mixture. Serve immediately. This recipe is best eaten the day of.
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2 Reviews

M O. March 27, 2017
This was a very nice salad, change of pace for a slaw. My husband and I thought it was refreshing. I was out of jalapeños, so I used a little bit of cumin and it worked just fine.
Robin O. March 9, 2014
this sounds amazing, what would be a good substitute for sherry vinegar? I am trying to cut down on the one zillions bottles of stuff in my cupboards. would apple cider vinegar be good, or maybe some sherry?