Spicy Peach Salsa

RECIPE TYPE Salsa
DIET Vegan
If you are looking for a fun new spin on salsa, try this Spicy Peach Salsa. It’s both beautiful, tasty, and totally taco worthy.
|Written July 15, 2015

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 ½ pounds peaches, about 4
  • ⅓ cup chopped red onion
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeño peppers
  • ½ teaspoon salt
SERVINGS1 1/2 cups salsa
TOTAL TIME20minutes
PREP20minutes

Spicy Peach Salsa

1

To begin, you need to halve and pit the pound and a half of peaches.

About Peaches

NOTE: Picking the perfect peach begins with color. The peach must be mature, even if it’s yet to be ripe. That means absolutely no green! While peaches continue to ripen after being picked, if they are not yet mature (green), they never will ripen correctly. Learn more about buying, storing, and eating peaches here.

Peaches

2

For the fresh cilantro, I suggest you watch my video on How to Chop Cilantro. Makes it really easy!

How to Cut Cilantro

3

Chop up the red onion. Have you ever wondered why onions make you cry? It’s probably not what you think (or been told). Check out this cartoon on onions that explains it all.

Chopped Red Onion

4

Add the chopped red onion, cilantro, jalapeno, minced garlic, and salt to a large mixing bowl. Mix to combine. You are doing this so you don’t have to over mix the salsa once the peaches are added. The more they are tossed around, the more bruised and mushy they will become.

5

Add in the peaches and mix enough just to combine. This salsa is slightly spicy, very sweet, and super tasty.

Enjoy!

Peach Salsa

EAT

Spicy Peach Salsa-2

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