Grapefruit Salsa Recipe

By Naturally Savvy Recipes

Grapefruit is a fantastic fruit that provides plenty of essential vitamins and minerals. It has cholesterol-lowering effects and has been shown to help reduce appetite. This quick recipe puts a new spin on salsa, using grapefruits as the main base. Great for summer parties, it's sweet and spicy taste is a conversation starter. Try this unique way to incorporate this healthy fruit into your diet.

Ingredients

1 ruby red grapefruit
3 green onions, sliced thinly
2 tablespoons mint
1 small jalapeno, minced
1 tablespoon Maison Orphée organic red wine vinegar
ground black pepper
2 teaspoons honey
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Read more about the health benefits of grapefruit

Directions

Using a knife, slice off the top and bottom of the grapefruit, then start slicing away the peel starting from top to bottom; use the last slice as a guide for cutting away the peel. Remove any remaining white parts (the bitter pith). Holding the peeled grapefruit over a small bowl, start cutting away the grapefruit segments (the bowl will catch the juices). Slice away the fruit by cutting between the membrane. Set aside the grapefruit segments.

Into the small bowl, squeeze the juice from the grapefruit membrane. Add the green onion, mint, jalapeno, red wine vinegar, honey, extra virgin olive oil and pepper; mix thoroughly. Add the grapefruit segments. Serve or refrigerate until ready to use.

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By Naturally Savvy Recipes| August 23, 2014
Categories:  Recipes

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