Jicama Fries (VIDEO INSIDE)

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just wondering!


low carb, healthy, homemade, baked, nutritious jicama fries!!! a heaping cup of raw jicama equals out to a whopping 49 calories.  it's such a light, crunchy, filling, fibrous snack! Kosi (19 months) loves them raw. SCORE.

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homemade fries are totally not intimidating at all, friends.  now, cutting sweet potatoes is not for the weak, but so worth the delicious, healthy end result! {#protip: microwave them whole in 30 second increments (2-3 min total) to make them light years easier to slice}.  baking will always be the healthier, better-for-you option vs deep frying, and jicama is prolly something you haven't  considering baking up before! (or have you? let me know below!) i've had raw jicama several times as a salad topping at restaurants but this is my first time actually cooking it.  obviously i loved it so much i had to share it with you:) 

check out my how-to video here:

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the dipping sauce is Heinz reduced-sugar ketchup; the only kind i buy. 

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what did you think of the video? i needs feedback!! too long? too wordy? just right? 


honestly, i'm happy I'm getting videos UP!  i've wanted to be consistent with YT for the longest and the ball is finally rolling.  tweaking as i go and giving you guys as much value and content as i can.  thank you in advance for subscribing, your Likes, and your comments!  here's that recipe:

Baked Jicama Fries

prep time: 10 minscook time: 45 minstotal time: 55 mins

homemade, low carb, healthy, baked jicama fries! slightly sweet, and so good for you.

ingredients:

  • 1 raw, whole jicama (about 3 cups sliced)
  • 1- 2  tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic salt 
  • 1 tsp paprika 
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
  • cracked black pepper to taste

instructions:

  1. foil a large pan and coat it with no-stick cooking spray; preheat your oven to 425 degrees
  2. peel jicama and slice into fast food size fries
  3. boil raw jicama for 10 minutes in a pot of salted water
  4. drain jicama and add it along with all seasonings to a large mixing bowl 
  5. toss fries around and coat very well.  taste and adjust if needed
  6. spread fries out over foiled pan in an even layer
  7. bake 25 minutes and flip; bake 20 more minutes and check for crispiness 

NOTES:

ensure the fries are uniform in size so they cook evenly.
add the seasonings to taste; if you feel it needs more of a certain spice, add it!  
jicama is so tasty seasoned and raw; great to keep in the fridge when you need a healthy snack.

calories

97

fat (grams)

9

carbs (grams)

4

sugar (grams)

2
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