Recipe of the Week

Apple-Avocado Salsa

I happened across this recipe in an old library book (which I can’t remember the name of now–dang it!).  And, I know what you’re thinking:  APPLE salsa!?!?  But, trust me, it is delicious!  The tart apples and lime juice are perfectly balanced by the creamy avocado and zippy cilantro.  I get compliments on this stuff whenever I take it to a potluck of any kind; it’s also especially great when served with fajitas.  Plus, it looks gorgeously festive for the upcoming Holiday season!  Enjoy!

 

 

1 Cup Granny Smith (or other tart) apple, diced

1/2 Cup ripe avocado, peeled and diced

1/4 Cup sweet red pepper, diced (as you can see from the picture, I also used some yellow peppers)

1/4 Cup purple onion, diced

1 Tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

1 1/2 teaspoons jalapeño, seeded and minced (I never actually use this, because we like it a little less spicy!)

1/2 teaspoon lime zest

1 1/2 Tablespoons lime juice

1  small clove garlic, minced

1/8 teaspoon salt

Dash of pepper

 

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, and toss well.  Make an hour or two ahead for best flavor results.  Yield:  2 Cups.

Posted on November 2, 2012, in artisanmaskers, Recipe of the Week and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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