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Spicy Papaya Jicama Salad

Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also...

The typical lettuce and tomato salad is so uninspired. Brighten up your meal with fun unusual ingredients, such as fresh papaya and jicama chunks. Serve this vegan salad for lunch or as a side dish for dinner.

The typical lettuce and tomato salad is so uninspired. Brighten up your meal with fun unusual ingredients, such as fresh papaya and jicama chunks. Serve this vegan salad for lunch or as a side dish for dinner.
The typical lettuce and tomato salad is so uninspired. Brighten up your meal with fun unusual ingredients, such as fresh papaya and jicama chunks. Serve this vegan salad for lunch or as a side dish for dinner.The typical lettuce and tomato salad is so uninspired. Brighten up your meal with fun unusual ingredients, such as fresh papaya and jicama chunks. Serve this vegan salad for lunch or as a side dish for dinner.

Spicy Papaya Jicama Salad

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 papaya, halved, seeds removed, peeled, diced

  • 1 small jicama, peeled, diced

  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 to 2 teaspoons chili-infused olive oil (try Calivirgin Serrano Olive Oil)

  • Pinch of salt

  • 4 cups fresh spinach

  • Paprika for dusting


Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, toss together papaya, jicama, lime zest, lime juice, olive oils, and salt.

  2. Line 4 plates or bowls with spinach and top with papaya mixture. Dust with paprika and serve.


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