Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  40
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  9 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  7 mg
  • Potassium  152 mg
  • Phosphorus  18 mg
  • Calcium  14 mg
  • Fiber  3.1 g

Jicama Fabulous

Just in time for summer! Jicama Fabulous, submitted by DaVita dietitian Stephanie from Washington, is a crisp, kidney-friendly salad concoction to enjoy on a picnic or during a warm evening on the porch swing. If you want to switch out the seedless grapes for some variety, try apples, strawberries or pineapples.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Stephanie from Washington.

Portions: 12     Serving size: 1/2 cup


  • 1 medium jicama
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1/2 medium red onion
  • 1-1/4 cup seedless grapes
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons lime juice



  1. Peel jicama and carrot. Dice both into 1/4-inch pieces and place in a medium bowl.
  2. Finely dice red onion and add to jicama and carrots.
  3. Cut grapes in half and add to vegetables.
  4. Tear basil leaves into small pieces and add to bowl.
  5. Drizzle apple cider vinegar, lemon juice and lime juice over other ingredients.
  6. Mix and serve chill before serving if desired.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • For variety, you can substitute other low potassium fruits for the seedless grapes. Try apples, pineapple or strawberries.
  • 1/2 of a medium-sized red onion is about 1/2 cup.
  • 1 medium jicama yields 3 cups.
  • 1 large carrot yields 1 cup diced. 

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Jicama Fabulous

MitchsLaLa says:


Made this the other day for a church meeting and shared it. Next time I'll triple the batch! Everyone who tried it, loved it!! Thanks, Davita

Apr. 18, 2013, 8:54 AM - Inappropriate review?

Jicama Fabulous

Nancy NH says:


Tried this last week for a potluck lunch. Texture and bite were great. I feel that it needs a bit more citrus juice and 'just a touch' of sweetness to really bring out all the flavors of the ingredients.

Aug. 19, 2010, 7:04 PM - Inappropriate review?

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