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Chunky Cucumber Salsa Recipe

Chunky Cucumber Salsa Recipe

Although this may sound like an "interesting" grouping of flavors, it has never let me down. Recipe requests are guaranteed as people try to guess the secret ingredient...it's mango.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium cucumbers, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium mango, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving. Yield: 4 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 57 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 297 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.