by Gabriel Constans
Jicama is a root vegetable similar to the turnip. It is popular in Mexican dishes throughout Mexico, Texas, California, and New Mexico. This smoothie is sweet, hot, nourishing, and filling.
Yield: 5 cups
2 cups chopped fresh pineapple
1 small jicama, peeled and sliced
1 large mango, peeled and sliced
1 teaspoon chopped jalapeno pepper*
Juice of 1 lime
2 cups filtered water
Place all the ingredients in a blender, and blend on high speed for 1 minute.
Pour into tall glasses and serve.
*Jalapeno and other hot peppers must be handled carefully. Don’t touch your face
and wash hands thoroughly.