Jicama, also known as a Mexican yam bean, is a root vegetable — and we all know how great root vegetables are, especially in chip form. These jicama chips are a super healthy snack, low in calories and with a lot of fiber.

Jicama Chips [Vegan]





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  • 2 medium jicama, peeled
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Zest and juice of 2 limes
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 390°F. Line 2-3 baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats.
  2. Cut the jicamas into super thin slices. Try to achieve the same thickness. You can do this with a mandolin or kitchen knife.
  3. In a large bowl mix the olive oil, juice and lime zest, chili powder and salt. Add the jicama slices, and mix well so that all the slices are fully coated.
  4. Place the slices of jicama, in a single layer, on the prepared baking sheets. Bake for 25-30 minutes, turning halfway, or until they begin to brown.


These chips are best eaten on the same day you bake them.

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Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 600 | Total Carbs: 122 g | Total Fat: 10 g | Total Protein: 9 g | Total Sodium: 585 g | Total Sugar: 25 g Per Serving: Calories: 150 | Carbs: 31 g | Fat: 3 g | Protein: 2 g | Sodium: 146 mg | Sugar: 6 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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