Recipe

Cantaloupe Salsa

Recipe Information

Total Time: 

15 minutes

Servings: 

6-8

Ingredients

  • 4 cups diced cantaloupe
  • 1 large cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 large jalapeƱo, seeded and chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 large lime, zest and juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro

Preparation

Place all ingredients in a large bowl. Toss to mix, and taste for balance. Add sugar to taste if the cantaloupe is very tart or bland. Store, tightly covered, for up to 3 days in the refrigerator.

Serving Suggestion

For a taste of summer, savor this sweet, tangy salsa atop fish tacos and simple grilled chicken, or scoop it with your favorite tortilla chips for a snack.

Nutritional Information

80 calories, 2.5 g. fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 220 mg. sodium, 15 g. carbohydrate, 2 g. fiber, 2 g. protein