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06. Fresh Peach Salsa Recipe
Peaches are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals and are high in potassium and beta-carotene. Mix peaches with peppers, honey and avocado and you’ll have a refreshing, healthy side dish to serve with grilled fish, pork or chicken.
Makes four servings
3 fresh peaches, peeled and diced
1 tablespoon of honey
1 teaspoons lemon juice
1/3 cup sweet onion, finely chopped
1 Jalapeño or Serrano chili pepper, chopped finely
2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley, chopped
1 avocado, chopped
In a small bowl combine peaches, honey, lemon juice, onion, Jalapeno or Serrano pepper and parsley. Mix together.
Add avocado and toss gently into mixture.
Serve on top of grilled fish, pork or chicken.
From the Center for Nutrition and Healthy Food Systems at Fletcher Allen.
About the Center for Nutrition & Healthy Food Systems
This recipe series is sponsored by The Center for Nutrition and Healthy Food Systems at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a nonprofit educational organization focused on building sustainable food in health care.
Funding for the Center was obtained by U.S. Senator Patrick J. Leahy and Congressman Peter Welch.