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.

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
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