Susan at Desertsky Quilting posted a recipe for a cooked salsa with tomatoes, pineapple and peaches (click here for her version) which sounded really good. I wanted to use this idea, taking advantage of the wonderful fresh produce that is available now and made up an uncooked fresh salsa. I didn’t have fresh pineapple and used two slices of canned pineapple cut into small segments.
Note: Peaches and tomatoes can be peeled easily and without waste by dipping them in boiling water for about 20 seconds – the skins slip right off.
PEACH, PINEAPPLE AND TOMATO SALSA
1 cup peaches, peeled and diced
2 slices pineapple, drained and cut into small segments (about 1 cup)
2-½ cups peeled, diced fresh tomatoes
1 Tblsp. hot banana pepper, finely chopped
1 Tblsp. cilantro, snipped in small pieces (fresh basil is also good)
1 Tblsp. red wine vinegar
2 Tblsp. honey
¼ tsp. salt
Grating of black pepper
Place prepared peaches, pineapple, tomatoes, banana pepper and cilantro in a medium bowl.
In a separate small bowl, mix together the vinegar, honey, salt and pepper. Pour the vinegar mixture over the salsa ingredients and toss lightly. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
Makes about 3 cups of salsa. Will keep well in refrigerator for 3-4 days.
This is a good side dish and was delicious served with grilled tilapia.