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Apple Pear Salsa with Cinnamon Chips Recipe

Apple Pear Salsa with Cinnamon Chips Recipe

For a fun treat that's sure to be requested at all your parties, try this appetizer. The salsa offers good-for-you fruits, and the crunchy home-baked chips are healthy alternative to commercial snacks. —Courtney Fons of Brighton, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups finely chopped tart apples (about 2 medium)
  • 1 cup finely chopped ripe pear
  • 1/2 cup quartered seedless red grapes
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel

Directions

  • 1. Coat both sides of each tortilla with cooking spray. Combine the sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over broth sides of tortillas.
  • 2. Cut each into eight wedges. Place on baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 4-5 minutes or until crisp.
  • 3. Meanwhile, for salsa, in a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Serve with the cinnamon chips. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1/2 cup salsa with 4 chips) equals 141 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 129 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.