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Summer Salsa & Cucumbers

Active Time: 25 minutes

Makes 6 servings / about 3 cups

Nutrition Corner: Cilantro
Cilantro has been most studied regarding its detoxification and anti-cancer potential. When cooking with cilantro, keep in mind that the flavor decreases with cooking, so add cilantro to warm dishes after it has cooked.

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh pineapple, diced (from 1 small pineapple, peeled. The remaining pineapple (at least 2 cups) will be used Day 1)
  • ½ bell pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • ½ cup minced cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno, seeds removed, diced
  • 1-2 tablespoons lime juice, from 1 small lime
  • ¼ teaspoons fine sea salt
  • 2 cucumbers, sliced into rounds, thick enough to use as a “chip”

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and gently toss to combine.
  2. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
  3. To serve, enjoy 1/3 – 1/2 cup with cucumbers.