Summer is right around the corner. It’s almost time for pool parties, festivals, barbeques, bathing suits and, of course, lots of fresh summer food. Give your palate a taste of summer with this perfect healthy salsa recipe.
Not only will you delight your guests with a satisfying blend of spiciness and sweetness, but you’ll maintain your bikini body because this recipe is totally fresh and healthy.
Store bought salsa is packed with preservatives and salt.
By making your own salsa, you know exactly what goes into it and you’re getting a healthy dose of fresh fruits and vegetables — so eat up.
The best part? You can make it in a food processor in under five minutes.
Summer Salsa Recipe Ingredients You’ll need
- Five ripe Roma tomatoes (use overripe tomatoes for extra flavor)
- Two jalapenos (manipulate measurement depending on desired level of spice)
- One small red onion
- 1 cup cilantro
- Juice of 2 limes
- One peach
- Half a mango
- Salt to taste
- Green onion (optional)
How to Create Your Perfect Summer Salsa Recipe
- Add all ingredients, save for the green onion and salt, to a food processor and pulse (don’t blend) until you achieve a uniform chunky consistency
- Add salt to taste and garnish with some green onion, and then it’s ready to eat
This recipe serves six people.
How to Serve
Serve this fresh summer salsa recipe with traditional tortilla chips, or as a garnish for tacos, burritos or burgers. You can even freshen up your salads by using this salsa as a healthy alternative to salad dressing — the possibilities are endless, so get creative.
If you find yourself with leftover salsa, store it in an airtight container and refrigerate. This delicious and healthy summer salsa should last about four days (but you’ll likely have eaten it before then, anyway).