Monday, May 27, 2013

Strawberry Salsa

fresh strawberry salsa recipe

Happy Memorial Day! Hope you're having a fabulous extended weekend.  What are you making for your bbq? Maybe this salsa?

I love fresh salsas made with fruit (like this mango one I made way back when).  Strawberries are everywhere so I used them for the base of this fresh, quick salsa. 

A new tip I picked up about strawberries is that they will only be as sweet & as red as they are the day you bought them. Most other fruits you can stick in a brown paper bag on your counter for a few days for the fruit ripening fairies to take a visit. Not these guys. If your strawberries are greenish - they'll most likely stay greenish, so opt for the bright red ones instead.


  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, cut into small chunks
  • 1 lime, zest & juice
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 small onion or shallot, chopped
  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar (optional depending on how ripe/sweet your strawberries are)

Make it!
  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl.
  2. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Add sugar if berries are too sour.
  3. Refrigerate for at least a half hour before serving.
fresh strawberry salsa recipe

fresh strawberry salsa recipe

fresh strawberry salsa recipe

fresh strawberry salsa recipe

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