Jicama Slaw with Jalapeno Dressing
2 C peeled jicama, cut into thin matchstick strips.
1 ea small red, yellow and orange sweet peppers, cut into thin matchstick strips. (about 1 1/2 C).
1 small red onion, thinly sliced and halved.
In a large salad bowl combine jicama strips, sweet pepper strips and onion slices. Prepare Jalapeno Dressing. Pour dressing over jicama mixture, tossing to coat. Cover and chill at least an hour, stirring occasionally.
1/4 c olive oil
1/3 c snipped fresh cilantro
2 T red wine vinegar
1 fresh jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 t sugar substitute
1/8 t black pepper
Dash each of salt and cayenne pepper.
Martha started her career working on the production side of the newspaper/magazine industry. Among those publications were The Thrifty Nickle and The New Mexico Independent. Martha also was a Production Coordinator for Reddy Communications, a consulting/information research group for public utilities where she coordinated the production of 60 yearly publications. For more than two years, she was the Owner/Editor of The Chaparral News and it's Anthony Edition, a weekly news/classified ads publication in Chaparral, New Mexico with a circulation of appx. 6500. As a freelance writer Martha has had articles published in various newspapers in New Mexico and has produced informational products for political interests within the state. Martha currently resides in Berkeley Springs, WV and is working as a volunteer for various groups including 12 Habits For Wonderful People.