Citrus Salsa

Makes 5 servings.


4 Roma tomatoes, red, ripe
2 oranges, large, peeled, diced
1 Vidalia onion, large, chopped
2 jalapeno chili, large, seeded and minced
2 tablespoons lime juice, fresh
¼ cup orange juice, fresh
3 SPLENDA® Packets
1 tablespoon cilantro, fresh, chopped
1 teaspoon salt


1. Bring small saucepan of water to a boil. Blanch tomatoes for 30 seconds, and then rinse with cold water. Peel and chop tomatoes.
2. Place all ingredients in a large bowl and stir until mixed thoroughly. Allow to stand at room temperature for one hour.
3. Mix and serve. Refrigerate any unused salsa.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 50
Carbohydrates 12g
Protein 1g
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 410mg

Diabetes Exchanges: 2 Starch

Additional comments:

Note: Serve Citrus Salsa with baked tortilla chips or on top of grilled chicken or fish.

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