Grilled Peach-Lime Salsa

July/August 2014

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Grilling fresh peaches for this healthy salsa recipe is key to achieving a mellow caramelized flavor. This fruit salsa is brilliant spooned over grilled chicken, but just as delicious served alongside a basket of tortilla chips.

Grilled Peach-Lime Salsa

Makes: 6 servings

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

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  • 1 pound peaches, halved and pitted
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped, or more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat a grill to medium.
  2. Brush peach halves and onion slices with oil. Grill, turning once, until the peaches are marked and starting to soften, 6 to 7 minutes, and the onions are marked and tender, 10 to 11 minutes. Transfer to a clean cutting board and let cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Chop the peaches and onions; transfer to a bowl. Stir in jalapeño, cilantro, lime zest, lime juice and salt. Serve at room temperature or refrigerate for up to 2 days.


Per serving: 60 calories; 3 g fat (0 g sat, 2 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 10 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 7 g total sugars; 1 g protein; 2 g fiber; 98 mg sodium; 184 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (19% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

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