Simply Simple Summer Salsa

This spicy salsa is irresistible and simply simple. This nutritious recipe is full of colorful ingredients and is loaded with antioxidants. Serve on a pork roast or baked chicken, or use it as a dip with blue corn chips or whole-wheat crackers. It’s one of those recipes that is perfect for cookouts and snacking, and is guaranteed to spice up your summer!

Yield: 12 servings (serving size ¼ cup)


2 cups diced peeled Spartan apple (about 3/4 pound)

1/2 cup diced red bell pepper

1/3 cup fresh lime juice

1/4 cup diced red onion

1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro

1 tablespoon honey

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (optional: for those who want a spicy kick)



Combine all the ingredients. Stir well and serve! 

Erika Siracusa, Student Intern