Spice Up The Month of May with Salsa
It’s apropos that Cinco de Mayo kicks off National Salsa Month, but your love for the classic condiment doesn’t need to end there. All easy-to-make, these sweet and spicy dip-worthy recipes will help you celebrate all month long!
Straying from its traditional Mexican roots, this feta-filled recipe is inspired by the Mediterranean. Similar to Greek salad, this Greek Salsa by Two Peas and Their Pod infuses kalamata olives, cucumbers, tomato, and feta for a healthy appetizer. Pass the pita chips!
Salsa’s creamy sidekick, guacamole, blends together to make this chunkier rendition—Avocado Salsa by Cooking Classy. The flavors of guacamole and texture of salsa create a mouthwatering combination that’ll spoil your dinner. We warned you!
Nachos come to life with this Cheesy Black Bean Salsa Dip. The recipe, by Stuck on Sweet, is perfect for family gatherings mixing layers of cream cheese, black beans, and salsa and topped off with a generous dose of melted Mexican cheese-y goodness.
This colorful Citrus Habanero Salsa from Laylita is almost too pretty to eat. Combine grapefruit, blood oranges, kumquats, and mandarins with habaneros, red onion, cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice.
Pebre, a common Chilean chili salsa, is the newest condiment to add to your repertoire. La Fuji Mama shares her Santiago-native recipe that will add spice to any meal from empanadas to roasted potatoes.
Now that it’s time for Farmer’s Markets, embrace summer produce with this Roasted Zucchini Salsa by Closet Cooking. Similar to a traditional pesto, this recipe replaces basil with zucchini, pine nuts with pepitas, and lemon juice with lime. If you’re feeling experimental, add in some jalapeños to kick up the flavor.
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