Peach season is here in South Carolina, adding to the abundance of fresh produce on kitchen counters. A quick and different appetizer is this tasty peach salsa. This sweet alternative to your usual salsa is a nice combination of fresh garden produce and fresh peaches. Feeling creative? Add or omit ingredients to fit your tastes.
Fresh Peach Salsa
Yield: about 4 cups
2 medium fresh peaches, peeled
2 medium fresh tomatoes
1 small onion, diced very fine
1 banana pepper, diced
1 jalapeno pepper (optional)
½ bunch Cilantro, chopped
2 T green or red bell pepper, diced
¼ tsp. Chili Powder (more to taste)
Dash of salt
Juice of one lime
Chop the peaches and tomatoes, then mix with other ingredients. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour before serving. Serve with crackers or tortilla chips or add it to your favorite summer dish.
For more information on peaches, see HGIC 4253, Using and Storing Peaches.