Pineapple & Jalapeño Salsa
Try this spicy pineapple salsa with grilled or broiled tuna, sautéed scallops, or chicken, turkey or ham.
From EatingWell: July/August 2011
Yield: About 4 cups
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
- 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
- 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).
1/2 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1/2 fruit