Summer Salsa!

Nothing spices up a summer menu like fresh salsas. Aside from being delicious, they’re a great way to make a boring meal more interesting without derailing your plans for healthy eating.

Here are a couple of awesome and easy recipes below. They take minutes to make, and can be used as both dip and sauce.

This Bobby Flay recipe makes a great addition to chicken!

MANGO-CILANTRO RELISH

  • 2 mangoes, peeled and diced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Combine the mangoes, onion, cilantro, lime juice, and orange juice in a bowl and gently mix. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Pico de gallo is easy to make, and is a delicious and refreshing addition to summer fare. Great on chicken or fish—or mix in shrimp and serve as a ceviche appetizer!

PICO DE GALLO

  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded, and coarsely chopped
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 limes (juice)
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper

Mix it up and serve! Or mix in a couple of mashed avocados, and you’ll have a delicious guacamole!

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