CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Melon SalsaA stroll down the produce aisle of your local supermarket this time of the year contains all the fruit you will need for the following recipe.
A stroll down the produce aisle of your local supermarket this time of the year contains all the fruit you will need for the following recipe adapted from “The Great Salsa Book” by Mark Miller (Ten Speed Press, 1994).
¾ cup diced honeydew melon
¾ cup diced cantaloupe
¾ cup diced watermelon
1½ teaspoons minced serrano chile, with seeds
1½ teaspoons minced fresh mint
1½ teaspoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
Thoroughly combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.
Serve with shrimp or chicken.
Yield: About 2¼ cups.
Approximate nutritional analysis per ½-cup serving: 15 calories, no fat, no cholesterol, no protein, 4 grams carbohydrates, 3.5 grams sugar, no fiber, 5 milligrams sodium.
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