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Roast Jicama Fries


Roast Jicama Fries with Creamy Coriander Dipping Sauce

Roast Jicama Fries with Creamy Coriander Dipping Sauce

Jicama is a fantastic alternative to potato if you follow a low-carb or keto lifestyle. It has a sweet nutty flavour and can be eaten raw or cooked. Like potatoes, jicama is a rich source of vitamin C, as well as inulin which is great for gut health. Serve this with creamy coriander dipping sauce below.

Serves: 2

GF, VG

Ingredients

Method

  • 2 whole jicamas
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Peel jicama, making sure to remove all skin, wash well and slice into chip-sized pieces.
  3. Place in bowl with olive oil, sea salt, smoked paprika, cumin and turmeric.
  4. Toss until chips are coated well and scatter onto roasting pan.
  5. Bake for 45 mins until golden brown and cooked through.

Creamy Coriander Dipping Sauce

This is a delicious sauce. It goes perfectly with the roast jicama fries.

Serves: 2

GF, VG

Ingredients

Method

  • 1 bunch fresh coriander, washed well
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ¼ cup cashew cheese, plain flavour
  1. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth paste forms.
  2. Keep chilled in fridge until just before serving.

 



 

Danielle Minnebo

Danielle is a university-qualified nutritionist, a passionate home cook and founder of Food to Nourish. Danielle’s love affair with cooking started at a very young age in the kitchen where she was taught to cook by her mother. Danielle is passionate about helping people form a better understanding of nutrition and a healthier relationship with the food they eat. In fact, she’s on a mission to help spread the real food message to as many people as possible. Throughout her work as a nutritionist, Danielle’s basic principles have always come back to how we cook and prepare our food. She believes it really is as simple as combining wholefood ingredients in the right way to create tasty dishes that are nutrient-dense and full of flavour.