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Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Tortilla Chips Recipe

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Tortilla Chips Recipe

If you are serious about getting your fruit servings in, this is a fun way to do it. The bright red fruit salsa is addictive. It is best eaten the day it is made. —Nancy Leavitt, Logandale, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min./batch YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, finely chopped
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 package (12 ounces) frozen unsweetened raspberries, thawed and well drained
  • 2 medium kiwifruit, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons peach or apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • CINNAMON TORTILLA CHIPS:
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • 10 flour tortillas (10 inches)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; cover and chill for 20 minutes or until serving.
  • 2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Cut each tortilla in half; cut each half into 10 strips. Fry strips, a few at a time, until light golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over strips and toss to coat. Serve with salsa. Yield: 6 cups salsa and 16 dozen tortilla strips.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup salsa with 8 chips equals 166 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 165 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein.