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Weekly Recipe #341: Peach Salsa

By Hannah Johnson – 2018 Dietetic Intern (Iowa State)

Photo credit: Vicki Boardman/flickr

Making salsa with peaches is a fun way to enjoy this healthy fruit during the summer months. Did you know peaches are packed with good-for-you nutrients and vitamins?

You can use peaches is tons of ways, from adding peaches to tacos or salads or even to an egg scramble for breakfast! One of our favorite way to use peaches is to whip up a peach salsa and pair it with whole-grain chips or crackers.

PEACH SALSA

Serves 4

Adapted from: Dinner At The Zoo

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups of peaches, diced
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 2 tsp. minced jalapeno
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • Juice of one lime
  • A Little salt to taste

DIRECTIONS:

Place all ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 1 day. Serve with chips or use as a condiment for chicken or fish.
NUTRITION INFORMATION:
For 1 serving (without salt): 35 calories; 0 g fat ; 8 g carbohydrate (0 g added sugar) 1 g fiber ; 1 g protein


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