Minted Tomato Salsa with Grilled Pita Chips

Looking for a citrusy appetizer using vegetables? Then try this minted tomato and cucumber salsa that’s ready in just 20 minutes - serve with grilled pita breads.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

Salsa

1
large red or yellow tomato, seeded, chopped
1/4
cup chopped cucumber
1
tablespoon chopped green onion (1 medium)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Pita Chips

2
tablespoons olive oil
1
small clove garlic, finely chopped
2
pita (pocket) breads (6 inch)

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  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium nonmetal bowl, mix all salsa ingredients. Refrigerate.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix oil and garlic. Separate layers of each pita bread by cutting around edges with sharp knife or kitchen scissors to form 2 rounds.
  • 3 Brush top side of each pita round with oil mixture. Place on grill over medium heat. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, turning once, until lightly browned and crisp. Cut into wedges. Serve warm pita chips with salsa.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium nonmetal bowl, mix all salsa ingredients. Refrigerate.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix oil and garlic. Separate layers of each pita bread by cutting around edges with sharp knife or kitchen scissors to form 2 rounds.
  • 3 Brush top side of each pita round with oil mixture. Place on grill over medium heat. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, turning once, until lightly browned and crisp. Cut into wedges. Serve warm pita chips with salsa.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.