Pineapple Salsa

IMG_5989.JPGThis post is a request from mi amiga Allison.  She was over at the house a week or so ago.  I was whipping up some snacks for us to eat, this being one of them.  She asked me to do a post on this, because she liked it so much. 

It is a fresh, tasty appetizer you could bring to a party. You could also serve as a relish for your tacos.  Or, even bigger idea, host a Cinco de Mayo fiesta and serve it there!

IMG_5966.JPGHere’s what you need, including another lime and fresh cilantro, salt and pepper.

IMG_5968.JPGStart with a ripe tomatillo.  It should be soft, not hard.  Remember to remove the papery skin off before washing it.  Mince this and add to a bowl.  It should be about 1/2 cup.IMG_5969.JPGThen finely chop your pepper and purple onion.  Add 1/2 cup of each to the bowl.IMG_5971.JPGIMG_5972.JPGNext, remove outer covering of pineapple.  Cut fruit off of core.  Finely chop 1 1/2 cups of the pineapple.  Add to the bowl.IMG_5973.JPGCut the jalapeño in half.  Remove seeds and veins.  Finely chop and add to the bowl.IMG_5975.JPGChop about 1/4 cup of cilantro (depending on your taste) and add to bowl.  Squeeze two limes and add 1 tsp. salt and freshly ground pepper.  You can add more/less salt, depending on how salty your chips are.  IMG_5983.JPGIMG_5981.JPGStir well.  Let sit for at least 15 minutes.  Stir again before serving.  Serve with your favorite chips.  IMG_5984.JPGIMG_5991.JPGRecipe:

1 tomatillo, husk removed, finely chopped

1/2 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped

1/2 cup purple onion, finely chopped

1 jalapeno, deseeded and deveined, finely chopped

1 1/2 cups finely chopped fresh pineapple

1/2 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped

juice of 2 limes

1 tsp. salt (or salt to taste)

freshly ground pepper

Put all ingredients in a bowl and stir well.  Let sit for at least 15 minutes to marry the flavors.  Stir again before serving with your favorite chips.IMG_5990.JPGIMG_5993.JPG

Bon appetit!



2 thoughts on “Pineapple Salsa

  1. This salsa is so DELICIOUS!!!!!!! My kids are not big fans of bell peppers and they gobbled up this salsa! My mouth is watering just thinking about it. MELANIE! I’m inviting myself to come over again soon… for more pineapple salsa!!

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