5 Healthy Salsa Recipes

Food: Nutrition

By: // July 18, 2014


 

Ah, salsa. So seemingly simple and yet so incredibly versatile. Used to top scrambled eggs, grace a burger, dress a salad, and of course pair with chips, salsa can add a flavor and nutrition punch to so many dishes. It’s also loaded with heart healthy lycopene and Vitamin C thanks to the tomatoes, packed with Vitamin A and K and fiber from the jalapenos, and just ¼ of a cup of tomato-based salsa counts as a single serving of veggies. Here are our 5 favorite salsa recipes – perfect for summertime snacking, chip dipping or just scooping by the spoonful. We don’t judge.

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1. Nectarine Fruit Salsa

Nectarine Fruit Salsa

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Grilled nectarines will a kick of basil takes this fruity salsa to the next level.

2. Spicy Pico de Gallo

There’s nothing like fresh and spicy pico de gallo to serve with chips. An ultimate crowd-pleaser!

3. Creamy Avocado Salsa Verde

Not your familiar red here. Tomatillos and avocado team up to make this salsa super green and super addicting.

4. Quinoa Salsa

We love quinoa as a base or side to meals, but have you ever thought about mixing it with a little tomato, onions, sweet corn, and cilantro? Well, now you will. Delicious and protein-packed!

5. Black Bean and Corn Salsa

Olive oil acts as the delicious glue that binds this salsa together. And black beans. Talk about some major fiber!

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on July 24, 2014 at 11:24 AM Reply

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