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Pineapple & Jalapeño Salsa

July/August 2011

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


Pineapple & Jalapeño Salsa Recipe

Makes: About 4 cups

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Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  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.

Nutrition

Per 1/4-cup serving: 30 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 6 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 37 mg sodium; 56 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (37% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1/2 fruit


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