Sunday, March 1, 2015

Healthy family recipe: Peach salsa

Looking for an appetizer or marinade for your holiday barbeque? Give this peach salsa a try.

Healthy family recipe: Peach salsa

Looking for an appetizer or marinade for your holiday barbeque? Give this peach salsa a try.

Peach salsa

Ingredients:

  • 4 ripe but firm peaches, peeled and pitted then diced 
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeño, diced (discard stems and seeds for a milder salsa!)
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • Salt to taste

Directions:

In a large bowl add the peaches, tomato, onion, lime juice, and jalapeño. Stir well.

Ways to serve peach salsa:

  • Serve on top of chicken or fish
  • Add to quesadillas
  • Add to grilled chicken lettuce wraps
  • Serve on top of toasted whole wheat pita bread
  • Recipe makes 2 cups. Serving size ¼ cup

Adapted from Nourish Network by Alison Ashton


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