Salsas for Cinco de Mayo
What began as a provincial Mexican holiday is now a global fiesta observed in honor of Mexican heritage and pride. No Cinco de Mayo party would be complete without a heaping bowl of fresh salsa, and we've got recipes that range from muy caliente to sweet and tangy. Serve with endive, carrots, celery, and low carb tortilla chips to spice up your Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Grande Salsa Salad
You're in control of the heat factor with this blend of corn, green pepper, and radishes tossed in a mayonnaise-salsa dressing.
Classic Tomato Salsa
The classic, fresh tasting, tomato salsa. This one is as easy as it gets!
Savor some island flavor — pineapple, mango, and kiwi make a colorful, sweet blend.
A simple, basil flavored blend with a touch of heat.
Crisp tomatoes and creamy avocado tossed with corn and chilies. This salsa brings some serious fresh-factor.
This unexpected combination of watermelon, cantaloupe, cucumber, and tomatoes will wow your guests.
A fresh tomatillo and jalapeno pepper salsa — this one is packing heat!
A crunchy, colorful salsa with the fresh flavors of tomatoes, cuucmber, garbanzo beans, cilantro, and mint.
Homemade Peppers & Onion Salsa
Red and yellow peppers give this fresh, twist on the classic some extra crunch.
A rich and thick salsa that gets its color — and heat — from tomatoes, red peppers, and jalepenos.
Sun-Dried Tomato Avocado Salsa
This unique blend of sun-dried tomatoes, plum tomatoes, avocado, and citrus makes a tangy salsa that goes well with chicken or fish.
Sweet & Sour Red Onion Vinegar Salsa
A sweet and tangy mixture of red onion, vinegar, and coriander. This one is also a great sweet relish for steak or pork!
Papaya Pineapple Salsa
This citrus flavored, sweet and spicy salsa is a versatile topping for beef, chicken, or fish.
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN. 8/12
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