Make this jicama-apple salad from Grace 17.20, perfect for summer

Recipe: Grace 17.20's Jicama-Green Apple Salad
Recipe: Grace 17.20's Jicama-Green Apple Salad

The jicama-green apple salad at Grace 17.20 is my favorite. Light, refreshing, it’s perfect for summer. Will they share the recipe? — Amber Miller, Alpharetta

Pete Washburn, chief operating officer of Grace 17.20, says this salad is one of their most popular sides. The light vinaigrette is delicious and there’s just enough to dress the apples and jicama and keep them from turning brown.

Note that the proportion of apple to jicama may vary according to the size of the apples and jicama you purchase. Ideally, you’d end up with a ratio of four parts apple to one part jicama. And a note to our readers: We had great trouble sourcing a jicama these past few weeks to use when testing this recipe. World wide jicama shortage? We ended up testing it with sliced celery instead of the jicama. Just as crunchy and turned out to be delicious. That dressing would be tasty on almost everything.

Recipe: Grace 17.20’s Jicama-Green Apple Salad Contributed by Stirrup Media Management
Recipe: Grace 17.20’s Jicama-Green Apple Salad Contributed by Stirrup Media Management

Grace 17.20’s Jicama-Green Apple Salad
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup grapeseed oil
  • Salt
  • 4 Granny Smith apples (about 2 pounds)
  • 1/2 pound jicama
  • Toasted sunflower seeds, to taste
  • Golden raisins, to taste
  • Make vinaigrette: In a medium bowl, whisk together vinegar, honey, lemon juice, mustard and chili powder. Slowly add grapeseed oil and whisk until mixture is emulsified. Taste for seasoning. Set aside.
  • Cut apples and jicama into matchstick pieces and put in a bowl. Whisk vinaigrette and then pour over apples and jicama. Stir gently to combine. Add toasted sunflower seeds and raisins to taste. Makes: 4 cups

Nutritional information

Per serving: Per 1/2 cup: 215 calories (percent of calories from fat, 59), 1 gram protein, 21 grams carbohydrates, 5 grams fiber, 14 grams fat (1 gram saturated), no cholesterol, 72 milligrams sodium.

From the menu of … Grace 17.20, 5155 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners. 678-421-1720. www.grace1720.com/

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