Jícama (pronounced HEE-kah-mah) is a big, beige, roundish tuber with a tough skin and a sweet, crisp, almost apple-like flavor. Look for it in the produce section.
In a food processor or blender, purée 1/2 cup of the diced mango until smooth. In a serving bowl, combine the remaining diced mango, the jícama, beans, jalapeño, mint, onion, lime juice, and vinegar. Gently stir in the mango purée. Season with salt. Let stand for 20 minutes. before serving.
nutrition information (per serving):
per 1/4 cup, Calories
0, Fat Calories
0, Saturated Fat
1, Monounsaturated Fat
9, Polyunsaturated Fat
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