medium ripe pears, peeled (if desired), cored, and chopped
small red sweet pepper, seeded and chopped (2/3 cup)
medium fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
cup snipped fresh parsley
tablespoon lime juice
teaspoon minced, peeled fresh ginger*
Lime wedges (optional)
- In a medium bowl stir together pears, sweet pepper, jalapeno pepper, parsley, lime juice, ginger, and salt. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 6 hours, stirring once or twice.
- Serve salsa with cooked chicken, turkey, or pork. If desired, accompany with lime wedges to squeeze over each serving. Makes about 8 (1/4 cup) servings.
From the Test Kitchen
To peel the ginger, use a spoon to scrape off the peel.
Nutrition Facts(Ginger-Pear Salsa)
- Per serving:
- 29 kcal cal.,
- 38 mg sodium,
- 8 g carb.,
- 2 g fiber,
- 5 g sugar
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet