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Cilantro Salsa

  • Yield: 3 to 4 cups
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins

If you can't find fresh figs, enjoy the salsa with just the oranges. Goes well with recipes such as Chicken-Fig Tagine.

Ingredients

2 onion, quartered
5 garlic cloves, peeled
Juice of 1 lemon
1bunch cilantro, washed, stems included
1/2 to 1 jalapeño pepper
1/2teaspoon kosher salt
1teaspoon cumin
3tablespoons olive oil
1 orange, peeled, sectioned and diced
6 to 8 fresh figs, stems removed, cut into eighths

Instructions

  1. Combine onions, garlic, lemon juice, cilantro, jalapeño, salt, cumin and oil in food processor and process, pausing to scrape sides, until a smooth paste is formed.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and stir in orange sections and figs. Serve with Chicken-Fig Tagine.

Recipe by Cresecent Dragonwagon.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 120
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 0
  • Sodium 200mg
  • Potassium 200mg
  • Carbohydrate 14g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 1g
  • Trans Fat 0
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 40%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 4%
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