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Peachy Avocado Salsa Recipe

Peachy Avocado Salsa Recipe

"This bright and colorful salsa tastes so fresh, it's a welcome change from the store-bought varieties," says Shelly Platten of Amherst, Wisconsin. "It's wonderful served with tortilla chips. I usually make a double batch since my husband and our two children can't seem to get enough of it."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced peaches, drained and chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 cups chopped seeded tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons seeded chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the peaches, avocado and lime juice. Add the remaining ingredients; lightly toss just until combined. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips, fish or chicken. Yield: 3 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 53 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 56 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.