Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Melon-Pineapple Salsa Cost per serving: 98¢

Melon-Pineapple Salsa

For a refreshing twist on salsa, try this recipe which incorporates fruit. It gives whatever you serve it with a tangy burst of flavor.

3 cups diced ripe yet firm cantaloupe, from a 3-lb. melon $
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  • 2 cups diced fresh pineapple, from a 2-lb. pineapple
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced $
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  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil $
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  • Salt and pepper
  • Preparation

    1. In a large bowl, mix melon, pineapple, bell pepper, onion, ginger, jalapeño and lemon or lime juice. Stir well, cover and chill for at least 30 minutes or up to 6 hours. Just before serving, stir in mint and oil and season with salt and pepper. Serve cold.

    1 comment:

    1. I have to watch my tomato intake so this sounds like a yummy alternative!