Make Your Own Salsa

‘Tis the season for fresh fruits and vegetables and what better way to turn the bounty of the season into a healthy snack or compliment to a meal than salsa! Salsa can be made from a variety of fruits and vegetables and is a great way to add flavor to any dish or meal. Check out these delicious salsa combinations.
Put all ingredients in a blender or food processor if you want a sauce consistency. Chop all ingredients very small for a salsa to dip your chip into or spread over meat. Rough chop the ingredients (about 1” size) to use as a side dish for your meal.
Combination Suggestions
Blueberry, Cantaloupe and Pineapple – serve with baked tortilla chips
Mango, Kiwi, Pineapple and Avocado – serve over grilled fish or with chips
Strawberry, Kiwi and Peach – makes a delicious, healthy, light side dish
Watermelon, Mango, and Peach – serve with chips, chicken or fish
Black Bean, Corn and Tomato – serve with chips, baked potatoes, over tacos, as a topping for wraps or in recipes instead of store bought salsa
Cucumber, Apple and Pineapple – serve with chips, chicken, or as a side dish
Tomato – serve with chips, with tacos, over scrambled eggs, with baked potatoes, as a topping for fish, chicken or beef or use in recipes instead of jarred salsa
Avocado, Tomato, and Corn – serve with chips, chicken or fish
potato with salsa

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