Two Easy Fruit Salsas Recipes - Fresh Strawberry Salsa and Mango Avocado Pepper Salsa

With the weather finally turning warming and the farmer's market opening right around the corner, I can't wait for the casual dinners that the coming months will bring.

One of my favorite summer snacks is fresh salsa. Although I love tomato salsas, fruit salsas are a nice sweet and tangy alternative.

One of my all time favorite salsas is Fresh Mango Avocado Pepper Salsa. I first time made this salsa years ago when a class mother shared her recipe with me. I remember making a batch of this mango salsa and gobbling up the entire bowl with tortilla chips over a casual lunch with a friend. This fresh salsa has been a favorite ever since. Not only is this Mango Avocado Pepper Salsa perfect as an appetizer or snack, but it goes wonderfully with grilled chicken or fish.

This past week I spotted another fruit salsa recipe, one for Strawberry Salsa on a recipe card from Whole Foods featuring recipes with strawberries. Strawberries have been popping up everywhere, and I've been thinking of ways to use all these beautiful red berries. Like the Mango Avocado Pepper Salsa, this Strawberry Salsa would be wonderful as a snack or appetizer, or served on top of a piece of baked or grilled salmon.

Here are the recipes for Fresh Mango Avocado Pepper Salsa and Fresh Strawberry Salsa. 

Fresh Mango Avocado Pepper Salsa

1 mango, diced

1 red bell pepper, diced

1 yellow pepper, diced

1 avocado, chopped

1 small onion, finely chopped

3 tablespoons fresh chives, minced

3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced

2-3 tablespoons fresh lime juice or white wine vinegar

Mix all ingredients together and serve with tortilla chips, or on top of grilled chicken or fish.

Fresh Strawberry Salsa

1 pound organic strawberries, diced

2 kiwifruits, peeled and diced

1 cucumber, diced

1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

 

Mix all ingredients together and serve with tortilla chips, or on top of grilled chicken or fish.

Jeanette

 

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