Pineapple & Jalapeno Salsa

1 Review
From: EatingWell Magazine July/August 2011

Try this spicy pineapple salsa with grilled or broiled tuna, sautéed scallops, or chicken, turkey or ham.

Ingredients 16 servings

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  • 1 small ripe pineapple
  • 1/4 cup minced scallions
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon minced fresh jalapeño pepper (about 1 large)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

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  1. Cut the top and skin off pineapple, remove the eyes and core. Finely dice the pineapple (you will have about 4 cups diced pineapple) and place in a medium bowl. Add scallions, cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno and oil. Toss to mix. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the salsa for up to 1 day.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1/4 cup
  • Per serving: 30 calories; 1 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 6 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 9 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 63 IU vitamin A; 22 mg vitamin C; 7 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 37 mg sodium; 56 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (37% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2
  • Exchanges: 1/2 fruit

Reviews 1

June 13, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Fresh, Easy and Delicious! Try this great recipe! I added additional chopped jalapeno and cilantro, which balanced out the sweetness of the pineapple. Very fresh tasting! Pros: Perfect combination of summer flavors. Served with grilled chicken.