Veggie Straws

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 
6 1-cup portions

Apples pair with jicama and celery to create a simple, healthy side dish that could work for menus in all market segments.


1⁄2 large jicama, peeled, sliced into matchsticks
1 Gala apple, cored, sliced into matchsticks
1 tbsp. fresh-squeezed lime juice
6 stalks celery, peeled, sliced into matchsticks
1 tbsp. fresh-squeezed orange juice
Chopped cilantro (if desired)


1. Place all ingredients into mixing bowl and combine evenly.

2. Divide evenly.

Note: Peeling celery prevents it from being stringy. Cut fruit in same size for consistent flavor and balance.  

Recipe by All Things Epicurean, Nixa, Mo.

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