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Strawberry Salsa Recipe

Strawberry Salsa Recipe

This deliciously different salsa is versatile, fresh-tasting and colorful. People are surprised to see a salsa made with strawberries, but it's excellent over grilled chicken and pork and as a dip with corn chips. -Jean Giroux, Belchertown, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, chopped
  • 4 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 to 2 medium jalapeno peppers, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the strawberries, tomatoes, onion and jalapenos. Stir in the lime juice, oil and garlic. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • 2. Serve with cooked poultry or pork or as a dip for tortilla chips. 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 38 calories, 2 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.