Saturday, April 4, 2009

Strawberry Kiwi Salsa


1/2 pint of strawberries, diced
2 kiwis, diced
2 small/medium vine ripened tomatoes, diced
1 avocado, diced
1 jalepeno, deseeded and dehulled, diced
1/4 cup chopped white onion

Toss all ingredients gently and let rest for five minutes or more. A couple of notes: I keep the skin on the kiwi because according to a number of sources including the Cancer Resource Center, kiwi skin carries a number of nutrients. As long as you scrub well and dice small, you won't notice the skin and you will get bonus health benefits. I also served the salsa in a mini pita from Trader Joe's (70/.5/0/2) and 2 ounces of grilled boneless, skinless organically fed chicken breast. The salsa was also just great eaten by itself (I definitely had a couple spoonfuls).


The nutritional information is for 1/4 of the recipe. I did not measure it out but I can tell you that is over 1/2 cup of salsa since I just put away 2/3 of the recipe and it barely fit into my 2.5 cup container!

Nutritional Information: 116 calories/7 grams of fat/5.5 grams of fiber/2 grams of protein

I am also including it for 1/8 since I realized just how much salsa it makes (I tried eating a quarter of the recipe and it is a LOT)!!!! You probably won't even need this much but it is just THAT good!

Nutritional Information: 58 calories/3.5 grams of fat/2.75 grams of fiber/1 gram of protein

6 comments:

doggybloggy said...

this looks incredibly tasty and healthy...

Joy said...

Looks and sounds amazing!

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Zara said...

Hmm, that looks good. Unfortch my kids eat all the strawberries and kiwi before I can ever get 'em into a recipe!

Mom on the Run said...

Great Recipe!!

5 Star Foodie said...

This salsa sounds so refreshing with strawberries and kiwis - and healthy!

greedygrace said...

Hmmmm.... spicy fruit.... I'm intrigued! My girlfriend makes a delicious salsa with mango!

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