Herbal Guacamole and Spicy Jicama in Romaine Leaves
- Course/Dish: Appetizers
- Meals: Lunch, Dinner
- Main Ingredient: Avocado
- Difficulty: Easy, Moderate
- Cuisine: Mexican
- Rainbow Green Cuisine: Phase 1.5
- Serves: 6
A unique twist on classic gauc. Enjoy the bold flavors and crunch from the spicy jicama.
6 ripe avocados
2 large handfuls cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
1 large handful parsley leaves, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely minced
2 teaspoons plus one pinch sea salt
2 cups julienned jicama
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 heads of romaine hearts
Additional parsley or cilantro, for garnish
In a large bowl, mash the avocados well with a fork.
Add the cilantro, parsley, 1/4 cup of the lime juice, jalapeño, and 2 teaspoons of salt, and stir well to
In a separate bowl, toss the jicama with the remaining tablespoon of lime juice, the cayenne and a
pinch of salt.
Separate the romaine leaves. Fill each leaf with a few spoonfuls of the avocado and arrange on a serving platter. Top with the jicama and additional parsley or cilantro leaves.
Recipe and Photo Credit by Living Raw Food: Get the Glow with More Recipes from Pure Food and Wine