Mexican Style Fresh Pickled Vegetables

This Mexican Style Fresh Pickled Vegetable recipe requires fresh lime juice to give it a nice tangy flavor.  It is delicious as a side dish, a condiment for tacos or a flavorful topping for a sandwich. With no added oils and packed with fresh vegetables this dish is low in fat and calories, gluten free,  and is quick and easy to make. Give it a try and let me know what you like to top with it.

Ingredients:
1/2 cup onion, red, thinly sliced
1 cup jicama, peeled and sliced into 1/4″ x 2″ sticks (approxmately 1/2 of a small jicama)
1 pepper jalapeno, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed (do not chop)
1/2 cucumber, seeds removed and sliced into 2 inch sticks
1/2 tsp cumin seed, whole
juice of 2 limes, fresh squeezed
kosher salt and pepper to taste
 
Equipment Needed
Mixing Bowl
Sharp Knife
Cutting Board

How to
Place prepared all ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine.  Chill for a minimum of 30 minutes to let the flavors combine.

Serving Suggestion
Liven up tacos, sandwiches or wraps by topping with these fresh pickled vegetables.

 
Serves 4
 
Nutrient Analysis per Serving:
Calories: 31.5
Total Fat: 0.2
Saturated Fat: 0.0
Trans Fat:  0.0
Polyunsaturated Fat:  0.0
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.0
Cholesterol: 0.0
Sodium: 143.7
Carbs: 7.7
Fiber: 2.2
Sugars:  2.2
Protein: 0.9

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