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Food and Nutrition Author: Staff Editor Last Updated: Jun 15, 2017 - 2:51:00 PM



Mexican-Spiced Fruit & Veggies

By Staff Editor
Jun 15, 2017 - 2:46:45 PM



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(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Kick your favorite summer fruits and veggies up a notch with the bold, zingy flavors of Mexican chiles, lime and salt.

Ingredients

  • 1 large jicama, peeled, cut into sticks
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, cut into rounds
  • 16 ounces watermelon, cut into triangles
  • 1 lime, halved crosswise
  • 1/8 teaspoon of Tajin Clasico* per serving

*Tajin Clasico is a Mexican seasoning consisting of mainly of chili peppers, lime and salt. It is high in sodium, so moderation is key.

Directions

  1. Place cut jicama, cucumber and watermelon on a cutting board.
  2. Squeeze lime halves over vegetables and fruit.
  3. Arrange on a plate using 2 ounces of each vegetable/fruit.
  4. Sprinkle each plate with Tajin Clasico.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 ounces of each vegetable/fruit

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 30
  • Fat: <1g
    • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Sodium: 92.5mg
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Other fruits and veggies to try with this recipe

  • Mango
  • Pineapple
  • Celery
  • Carrots
  • Radishes
  • Green beans
  • Snap peas
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