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Sweet-and-Hot Onion Salsa

Yield 2 1/2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)
For a tropical twist, try ripe mango in place of the red plum. Serve this salsa with baked tortilla chips, grilled chicken, fish, or pork.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped Vidalia or other sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups diced red plum
  • 1 cup diced Granny Smith apple
  • 1 tablespoon chopped seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 30
  • caloriesfromfat 6 %
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.5 g
  • carbohydrate 7.3 g
  • fiber 1.1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 30 mg
  • calcium 7 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Uncover and cook for 3 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates, stirring frequently.

  2. Place the onion mixture in a bowl, and cool to room temperature. Stir in the plum and remaining ingredients. Cover and chill.