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Wegmans Pineapple, Jicama & Cucumber Salad

Wegmans Chef Nella Neeck shows you a wonderful summer salad to complement your BBQ. A must try, This refreshing unique salad has that sweet yet and little tangy. Take it to a pass-a-dish party or picnic.
Ingredients
  Pineapple 1 Large, peeled, cored, 1/2-inch dice
  Jicama 1 Large, peeled, and cut into matchsticks
  English cucumber 1 Large, peeled, quartered, cored, centers removed, cubed
  Green onions 1 Bunch (100 gm), thinly sliced
  Lime juice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (about juice of 3 limes)
  Lime zest 1 Teaspoon (about 1 lime)
  Honey 3 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 10 Tablespoon, divided (Wegmans Pure Olive Oil)
  Hot pepper sauce 1 Tablespoon (Italian Classics Hot Pepper Spread)
Directions

MAKING
1. Combine pineapple, jicama, cucumber, and green onions in large bowl. Set aside.
2. To make the dressing, whisk together lime juice, zest, and honey in small bowl. Whisk in olive oil.
3. Add dressing and hot pepper spread to vegetables; toss.
4. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

SERVING
5. Serve immediately or chill before serving. It makes a great side to summer barbecues and for picnic or pot luck lunches.

TIPS
Use a melon baller to remove the seed pouch from the center of the cucumber.

To get more juice from the limes, roll on the counter with the palm of your hand prior to juicing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Sweet Sour
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Easy, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
8
This light salad was quite easy to make and had great flavor. The Jicama had a nice crunch to it. The ingredients were simple but were a great combination. The hot pepper spread was a great addition. It is great for a different flavor from usual picnic salads.

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