Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

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  • Yield: servings

Ingredients

1-- apple (granny smith are really great but really any variety will do!)
2-- bananas
2-- kiwi
1-2cup strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes, mandarin oranges, etc (frozen will even do!)
1tablespoon lime juice
2tablespoons sugar
1/2teaspoon cinnamon
1/2teaspoon nutmeg
1package flour tortillas
1/2cup butter, melted or softened
1/4cup cinnamon
3/4cup sugar

Instructions

For the salsa:

  1. Peel and dice your apple, bananas, kiwi and any other fruits that need to be cut into salsa-sized pieces and place in a medium size bowl.  
  2. Add in any additional smaller fruits and berries and lightly mix together.  In a small bowl, mix together the lime juice, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  
  3. Pour over fruit mixture and mix gently until well incorporated, refrigerate for 15 minutes to let the juices mix. Serve with cinnamon chips and ENJOY!

For the chips:

  1. Mix cinnamon and sugar together in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Cut your tortillas into chip-sized triangular pieces and place onto a greased cookie sheet.  
  3. Brush melted or softened butter over the tortilla pieces.  
  4. Sprinkle each tortilla chip generously with the cinnamon-sugar mixture.  
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 5-10 minutes.
  6. Cool and serve with fruit salsa.


* When I don't have any butter, spray my tortillas with a butter-flavored cooking spray and then sprinkle the cinnamon-sugar mixture over them. They come out just as tasty and with a bit less fat per chip too!

 

Reprinted with permission from SmashedPeasandCarrots by Maggie Brereton. Maggie Brereton is a busy momma to 3 little ones, with one on the way, who writes a DIY craft blog found at SmashedPeasandCarrots.blogspot.com.  She shares her love for all things DIY including step-by-step sewing and craft tutorials, delicious family friendly recipes, projects to do with your little ones and of course her life as a momma of young children age 5 and under.  She also runs her own children’s clothing company under the same name, Smashed Peas and Carrots, where she sells unique and handmade classics such as vintage-style dresses for little girls and custom Onesies for babies.

 

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