1. What is jicama?

Jicama is a root vegetable that originated in Mexico. It is also known as the Mexican yam bean, Mexican turnip, or Chinese potato.

3. How do you prepare jicama?

Jicama can be eaten raw or cooked. To prepare it, peel off the tough brown skin using a sharp knife (like you would any melon or large citrus fruit), then slice or dice it as desired. It can be eaten raw in salads, salsas, or as a crunchy snack, or cooked in...

4. Is jicama good for you?

Yes, jicama is a healthy food. It is low in calories and high in fiber, vitamin C, and potassium. It also contains antioxidants and prebiotic fiber that can help support a healthy digestive system.

5. Where can I buy jicama?

Jicama can be found in most grocery stores and supermarkets, usually in the produce section near the root vegetables. I’ve found it at my local Ralphs but also at Whole Foods, Trader Joes and Sprouts markets.