Cucumber and Jicama Salad

Refreshing, quick and fun salad that goes with everything. Use it on taquitos too.


  • 2 c peeled, diced jicama
  • c cider vinegar
  • T honey
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 t minced onion
  • t mild-to-medium-hot New Mexican red chile powder, plus more for garnish
  • t salt
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
  • c chopped cilantro


  1. Place vinegar, honey, oil, onion, chile powder (to taste) and salt in a blender, process until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl, toss jícama and cucumber with the dressing, stir in cilantro. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle the salad with more chile powder before serving.
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