Jicama Gluten-Free Tabbouleh

Number of Servings: 8 (156g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 15 min.
Israeli Salad with Jicama

Jicama is a starchy vegetable that’s available in most major grocery stores near the tropical fruits, and in many smaller grocers that sell supplies for Central and South American cuisine. Try eating it raw to get a feel for the crisp, lightly sweet flavor. In this tabbouleh, jicama essentially takes the role of starch which is usually filled by bulgur wheat, making this dish gluten-free.

Tip: Try swapping the parsley with mint for a classic Middle Eastern flavor.


  • 1 English cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 10 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups peeled, diced jicama
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Toss all ingredients together and serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 156g

Amount per serving
Calories 65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 155mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 6%
Potassium 305mg 6%
Vitamin A 49.3mcg 6%
Vitamin C 25.2mg 30%
Vitamin E 1.1mg 6%
Vitamin K 71.6mcg 60%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 0.8mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 27.4mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 3.5mcg 10%
Chloride 49mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 35.1mg 2%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 18.6mg 4%
Zinc 0.3mg 0%
Selenium 0.3mcg 0%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.2mg 4%
Chromium 0.6mcg 2%
Molybdenum 6mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Tomatoes, Jicama, Cucumber, Red Onion, Lemon Juice, Parsley, Olive Oil, Salt.

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