Apple, Cucumber, Lime, and Mint Salsa

This salsa goes with just about any sautéed, roasted, or grilled protein. It's especially good with fish and pork. And if you use organic apples, you can avoid pesticides (most store-bought apples likely have pesticide residue).


Makes about 2 cups
Total time: 15 Minutes

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Total: 15 Minutes


2 unpeeled green apples such as Granny Smith, preferably organic
1 medium red bell pepper
1/2 English cucumber
1/2 jalapeño chile
4 mint leaves
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons honey


Cut apples, bell pepper, and cucumber into small dice. Mince chile. Stack mint leaves and cut into fine ribbons. Toss everything together with lime juice, honey, and salt to taste.

Amy Traverso,

The Apple Cookbook: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes (W.W. Norton & Company, 2011),


October 2010
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