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Fresh Strawberry Salsa Recipe

Fresh Strawberry Salsa Recipe

This fun, fresh-tasting salsa from Nancy Whitford of Edwards, New York, is strawberry-sweet with just a hint of bite. “I found the recipe in our local paper years ago. It really adds a punch to fish, chicken or tortilla chips and has wonderful color and eye appeal.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup seeded chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup chopped Anaheim pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. In a small bowl, combine honey and lemon juice; gently stir into strawberry mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • 2. Stir just before serving. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 4 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup equals 25 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 76 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.