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A Unique Treat: Jicama

Posted by Lisa Peterson -

What is a Jicama? Jicama, pronounced (Hee-Kah-Ma) is considered a tropical legume and Spanish for edible root. The jicama resembles a turnip with a light brown smooth exterior and a white flesh inside. This root tuber, also known as a Mexican turnip, Chinese potato, and yam bean, is native to Central America but occasionally grown in Hawaii, Florida, and Texas. Keep in...

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