Blueberry recipes Salsa Sparkles With Flavor:
Blueberry recipes Pepper in fruit salsa? If you think it sounds odd, just do this colourful salsa. Blended with blueberries and also other fruit, dashes of red and black pepper add sufficient heat to kindle a delicious combination.
Serve this quick flavoured sauce with soft serve ice cream and pound cake, as shown here. Or test it as a side with smoked ham, grilled pork chops or chicken.
Fresh blueberries can be found year round and therefore are most abundant in midsummer-ready to combine into smoothies, toss in your favourite chicken salad, or sprinkle over lemon meringue or cream pie. You should know that blueberries possess antioxidants. Studies show that antioxidants can help reduce the buildup of cholesterol that contributes to heart disease, stroke along with other age-related diseases.
Spicy Blueberry-Fruit Salsa
4 cups fresh blueberries
11/2 cups diced mixed fruit (like melon, grapes, pineapple or kiwi)
Two tablespoons sugar
Two tablespoons lime juice
One teaspoon grated lime peel
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
In a tiny bowl, combine blueberries, mixed fruit, sugar, lime juice, lime peel, allspice, red and black peppers and salt. Serve immediately or refrigerate covered around 4 hours.
Yield: 51/2 cups
Per half-cup portion: 55 calories, 0 g fat, 14 g carbohydrate.
Mildly spiced blueberry salsa adds zest to dessert.