Who says salsa has to be strictly veggie?
Fruit salsas are an excellent alternative to the traditional chip ‘n dip fare at a summer soiree. Events editor Kelly Konrad swears by strawberry salsa as a surefire way to get invited back to the next block party. This version is adapted from McCormick.com:
Cool Strawberry Salsa with Cinnamon Tortilla Chips
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
- 1 cup chopped strawberries
- 1/2 cup chopped kiwi
- 1/2 cup chopped seeded cucumber (MIB substitution: Granny Smith apples also taste terrific in place of the cucumber)
- 1 tablespoon honey (MIB substitution: Orange marmalade also works nicely)
- 2 teaspoons lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, Ground
- 1/4 teaspoon ginger, Ground
Mix all ingredients in medium bowl until well blended. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes to blend flavors.
Cinnamon Tortilla Chips:
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon, Ground
- 6 flour tortillas (6-inch)
Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Spray tortillas lightly with no stick cooking spray. Cut each into 8 wedges. Place on baking sheet. Sprinkle wedges with cinnamon sugar mixture.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp. Cool completely on wire rack. Serve with Strawberry Salsa.