Saturday, August 4, 2012

Fresh Fruit Salsa from Zona Lorig

Often found promoting Tastes & Treasures cookbook and Arizona Recollections and Reflections Centennial book, Zona relaxes by cooking. This salsa is a family favorite.

Tastes & Treasures also has a Corn Salsa recipe on page 33 from El Tovar at the Grand Canyon. Try them both.

Fresh Fruit Salsa from Zona Lorig
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon brown sugar
½ teaspoon kosher salt
2 large peaches, pitted and diced
1/4 cup each diced red and green diced pepper
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1/8 cup chopped bottled jalapeno chiles
1/8 cup minced fresh cilantro
1/8 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

Combine lime juice, brown sugar and salt in a small bowl.
In a separate nonmetallic bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.
Pour the lime juice mixture over it and toss to blend.
Substitute mangoes, apricots, nectarines or pineapple instead of peaches.

Makes 2 cups

Recipe from Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine
May 2000 with adaptations by Zona Lorig.

Award-winning Barrios Cafe also adds red onion, dried cranberries and pomegranate seeds. Yummm.