California Fresh Fig Salsa

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
4

Fruit salsas in the summer can’t be beat. This salsa, made with sweet figs and mango, can elevate the taste of any grilled meats, poultry or seafood.

Ingredients

2 cups (1lb.) fresh firm-ripe California figs, stemmed and diced
2 green onions, sliced crosswise
2 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded and coarsely chopped
1 cup peeled and diced mango
2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh mint
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
2 tsp. grated lime peel
2 tbsp. lime juice
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper, to taste
 

Steps

1. Combine all ingredients and chill several hours to blend flavors.

2. Serve with broiled or grilled fish, chicken, pork, beef or lamb or with chips for dipping.
 

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