Monday, July 13, 2015

Cucumber Salsa

Photo courtesy Taste of Home

   Summer is in full swing and produce is starting to pop. A friend had plenty of cucumbers in his garden so he brought the extra into work and shared with us. I found a recipe on Taste of Home that sounded interesting - cucumber salsa. I couldn't quite follow directions, but came pretty close. The hubby has never been a fan of cucumbers but this turned out very good - cool, creamy and popped with a nice bright flavor. Well worth the try and it's easy to do as well.

Cucumber Salsa
4 medium cucumbers, peeled and finely diced (remove seeds)
1/2 cup tomato, finely chopped without seeds (about 1 medium)
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 T. dried parsley
1 T. dried cilantro
1 small jalapeno pepper, seeds and veins removed
1 medium banana pepper, seeds and veins removed
1 clove garlic, chopped
1/4 cup sour cream
1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp. lime juice
1/4 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. seasoned salt
tortilla chips

In a medium bowl with lid, combine cucumbers, tomato, onion, parsley, cilantro, peppers and garlic. Stir to combine. Refrigerate until needed.

In a small bowl with lid, mix sour cream, lemon and lime juices and spices. Stir well.
Refrigerate until needed.

Mix both bowls together just before serving. Serve with chips. Makes about 2 cups.


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