Jícama—a white-fleshed tuber covered in a thin, tan skin—looks like an enormous turnip flattened on the top and bottom. Rich in vitamin C, jícama varies in size weighing anywhere from 8 oz. to 6 pounds. The flesh of this root vegetable is juicy with an apple-like texture. It's mildly sweet with a subtle nuttiness. Although it can be cooked, it is almost always eaten raw. Try it as a... Mexican snack: Cut peeled jícama into sticks. Top with freshly squeezed lime juice and sprinkle with ...
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