Spicy Apple and Pear Salsa

THIS RECIPE COMBINES THE SWEETNESS OF FRUIT with the spiciness of jalapenos with the flavors of cumin, cilantro and cinnamon for a true flavor punch. It’s a perfect way to pack a serving of fruit into your day.

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Love salsa, but sick of the same old recipe? Spice things up with fruit!

This recipe combines the sweetness of fruit with the spiciness of jalapenos with the flavors of cumin, cilantro, and cinnamon for a true flavor punch. It’s the perfect way to pack a serving of fruit into your day. Remember, we should all try to get at least five servings of fruits and veggies every day.

Ingredients

2 apples, diced
2 pears, diced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 jalapeno pepper, minced
1/2 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the apples, pears and lemon juice. Toss to coat.
  2. Add the jalapeno, oil, spices and salt, and mix thoroughly.
  3. Stir in the cilantro, cover, and chill before serving.
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