Calypso Peach Salsa

Serves: 
8
Ingredients: 

1 1/2 cups fresh peaches or nectarines, chopped (2 medium)

1 cup honeydew melon, chopped

1 medium jalepeño pepper, seeded, chopped

1 cup fresh pineapple, chopped

1/2 cup red bell pepper, seeded and chopped

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, or 2 teaspoons dried cilantro

2 tablesoons fresh lime juice

2 teaspoons sugar

1/4 teasoon salt (optional)

 

Instructions: 

1. Wash and prepare fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

2. Place all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix.

Tips: 
  • Serve with baked tortilla chips or on top of poultry or fish.
  • Choose nectarines if you don't like the fuzz on the peaches. Or, peel the peaches.
Nutrition Facts: 

Serving size: about 1/2 cup

Calories: 40

Fruits and Vegetables: 1/2 cup

Fat: 0 g

Fiber: 1 g

Sodium: 75 mg

Season: 
Summer

This material was developed by the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program.

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