Jicama and Watermelon Salad with Mint

Dave Smith

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Jicama is a root that resembles a turnip although it has a mild, sweet flavor and a crisp texture. Diced and tossed with watermelon, mint, watercress and a light dressing makes a beautiful side dish or salad course.


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Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
champagne vinegar
2 Tbsp
tequila
2 Tbsp
lime juice
1 tsp
honey
1 pinch
cayenne pepper
1/2 c
canola oil
4 c
watermelon, seedless cut 1/2 into - inch dice
4 c
jicama, cut 1/2 into - inch dice
1 bunch
watercress
1/2 c
mint, fresh
fine sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Whisk together the champagne vinegar, tequila, lime juice, honey and cayenne pepper in a mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper and slowly whisk in the canola oil until emulsified.

2Combine the watermelon and jicama large mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper and add the vinaigrette; toss to coat evenly and place the salad on a platter.

3Garnish the top with watercress and mint.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Salads