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Salsas

Want a twist on the "classic" salsa? Consider adding raspberries, apricots or even pineapple or mangoes to your recipe. It adds a healthy "kick" and a new taste you're sure to love!

Holly Strauch
Senior Culinary Specialist, Nestle Foods (Stouffer's Lean Cuisine)

Ingredients

Mango Salsa Recipe

  • 1 small mango
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice

Basic Tomato Salsa

  • 4 to 5 tomatoes
  • 1 shallot, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp basil
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 to 4 green chilies, diced
  • salt and black pepper

Other Variations

  • add 1 can corn
  • canned black beans
  • 1 chopped avocado
  • 1/2 fresh lime, squeezed over blended mixture
  • minced fresh cilantro

Preparation

Mango Salsa Recipe

  • Carefully peel skin from mango sections attached to seed. Slice flesh from seed. Chop flesh to measure 11/2 cups. Combine all ingredients in small bowl; refrigerate 2 hours.

Basic Tomato Salsa

  • Combine all ingredients into food processor and process until well blended. Refrigerate at least two to three hours for ingredients to meld. Add extra chilies for more spicy flavor.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Makes 2 cups, 8 servings

Each 1/4 cup serving contains approximately:

  • 32 calories
  • 1 g. protein
  • 5 g. carbohydrates
  • 1 g. fat
  • 28% calories from fat
  • 18 mg. calcium
  • Nutritional analysis will vary based on ingredients used.

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