Jicama is not the most well-known vegetable and can become one of your favorite cooking roots. Jicama deserves a spot in your heart as well as your kitchen. If you haven’t already fallen in love with this root vegetable, any of these jicama recipes will show you how much it offers your cooking and your … Read more
Jicama is full of important vitamins and minerals. One cup has 20 milligrams of vitamin C, more than 25% of what an adult woman needs daily. Vitamin C is needed to make collagen and has been linked to a lower risk of some cancers. Vitamin C is also an antioxidant. Jicama antioxidants help us fight … Read more
There are a few ways to tell if Jicama has gone wrong. One of the best ways is by looking at its appearance. If it’s wrinkled and discolored, it’s likely to be overripe. Another sign that it’s overripe is if it’s bluish-green or moldy. If you spot any of these signs, throw it out and try it again later.
The skin of the Jicama should be firm and smooth.