Nectarine Salsa

A sweet and savoury salsa that pairs well with fish and seafood and suitable for Diabetic, Dairy Free and Gluten Free diets.

This dish is as simple to prepare and can be cooked while preparing the meal.
To maximise the contrasting flavours select ripe, sweet fruit.

Diets for which Nectarine Salsa is suitable:

Dairy Free, Diabetic, Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Nut Free, Paleo, Vegetarian and Vegan.

Ingredients

Preparation: 5 mins | Cooking: 15-20 mins | Serves: 2 cups (approx)
500 gm nectarines, (approx 3)*
2 red onions, med
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp cracked black pepper
3 springs (2 tbsp) mint leaves (optional)
1 green chilli (optional)

Method

CUT the nectarines in halve and remove the stone.
SLICE each half into 4 large pieces (more pieces if large fruit).
CUT the red onion into similar sized pieces.
MIX the nectarine and onion in a bowl with the oil and pepper.
HEAT a grill to medium-high temperature.
COOK the nectarine and onion, stirring regularly. (They will caramelize and blacken slightly, this is not burnt. If the fruit sticks to the pan add a little more oil.)
COOL and chop into smaller pieces adding the mint and chilli, if desired.

Serve

– Accompaniment to most grills; vegetarian, meat or fish (delicious with“Fish Cakes”)

Notes

* Substitute nectarine with peaches or plums.

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