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strawberry salsa

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Martha Ray Deen
Charlotte, NC

This was part of an entry I submitted for the South Carolina Strawberry Festival recipe contest. Although I did not win first place, I was honored to receive the "Queen's Choice" award and a yellow ribbon. The strawberries came from my own garden and I was lucky enough to have a plentiful amount of them to pick. (See strawberry lime marinade and chicken pitas for accompanying information on the entire recipe submission.)

Blue Ribbon Recipe

There's nothing better than fresh chopped salsa and you will not be disappointed by this flavor-packed recipe. It's sweet, savory, and has a little kick. Make sure to use fresh squeezed orange juice. It gives that fresh pop of acidity you want in salsa. We tried this with pita chips, on top of chicken, and stuffed into a pita sandwich - all were delicious. Cilantro and fresh citrus are a great combo and add freshness to the salsa. Perfect for summer!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield 8 -10
prep time 25 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For strawberry salsa

  • 1/2 md
    red onion, chopped
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, de-seeded and minced
  • 1/2 md
    red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 md
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 md
    yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 md
    orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 c
    cilantro, fresh (finely shredded)
  • 2 c
    strawberries, fresh (hulled and sliced)
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice, fresh squeezed if possible
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice, fresh squeezed if possible
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • few dash
    salt and freshly ground pepper (to taste)

How To Make strawberry salsa

  • Ingredients prepped.
    Chop and dice onion, peppers, cilantro, and strawberries.
  • Salsa ingredients mixed together.
    Mix all ingredients and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
  • A bowl of Strawberry Salsa.
    This salsa is exceptional the day after, so if you have patience, make it the night before you plan to serve. :)
  • Strawberry Salsa stuffed into a pita.
    Serve together with wheat pitas, grilled marinated chicken, and fresh baby spinach, as I show here: