Pineapple Salsa

IMG_5581Want to spice it up this summer?  Try this AMAZING pineapple salsa and you will be the hit of the party.  The chipotle flavor adds a bit of heat and spice to the sweetness of the pineapple for a simple yet delicious sweet and spicy salsa.  Serve it as an appetizer with some organic corn chips and/or serve it warm over some grilled salmon for dinner – yum!

Pineapple Chipotle Salsa

2          teaspoons coconut oil

3          cups pineapple, diced

1½       cups onion, chopped

1          cup seeded tomato, diced

2          cloves garlic, minced

½         cup pineapple juice

2          tablespoons coconut palm sugar*

2          tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1          chipotle chile in adobo sauce, drained and minced

1          tablespoon adobo sauce (from drained chiles)

½         cup parsley, finely chopped

2          tablespoons fresh lime juice

½         teaspoon sea salt

 

Servings:  8                  Prep:  10-15 minutes              Cook:  10 minutes

Heat the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add pineapple and onion, sauté 3-5 minutes or until onions lightly browned.  Add tomato and garlic, sauté 2-3 minutes.  Stir in pineapple juice, coconut palm sugar, vinegar, chiles, and adobo sauce.  Cook 6-8 minutes stirring occasionally.  Remove from heat and stir in parsley, lime juice, and sea salt.   Serve warm or cold.

Note:  This recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free

 

Recipe excerpted from:

 The Guide to Healthy Eating, by David Brownstein, MD and Sheryl Shenefelt, CN

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