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Avocado-Orange Salsa

Yield MAKES: About 5 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds oranges
  • 2 avocados (about 1 lb. total)
  • 1 cup diced (1/4 in.) English cucumber
  • 1/2 cup minced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons chipotle chile purée (see below)
  • Salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 42
  • caloriesfromfat 57 %
  • protein 0.8 g
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • carbohydrate 6.5 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • sodium 64 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut ends off oranges, then cut off peels and outer membranes and discard. Slice oranges 1/2 inch thick, then cut into cubes, discarding seeds. Place in a bowl.

  2. Pit, peel, and dice avocados; add to oranges. Add cucumber, onion, lime juice, and chipotle purée and salt to taste; mix gently.

  3. To make chipotle chile purée, whirl the contents of a 7-ounce can of chipotle chiles (including sauce) in a blender or food processor until smooth. Scrape into a plastic container and store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

  4. Nutritional infomation per 1/4 cup.