What To Do With All Those Peaches
When we came back from the Jersey shore last week we stopped at a farmer’s market and picked up a basket of ripe yellow Jersey peaches. With perfect texture and that distinctive aroma, Jersey peaches in season are one of my all time favorite fruits.
We had a bunch and I knew they wouldn’t last so we had to figure out what to do with them fast. My wife thought some fresh halibut topped with a peach salsa would be nice and it was terrific. My youngest daughter doesn’t care for halibut so I grilled up a chicken breast for her and the salsa was perfect on that too.
In fact, the next night I grilled up the rest of the chicken breasts for the whole family and we served it with the salsa. Delicious!!
4 or 5 ripe peaches, cut up into 1-inch cubes
2 or 3 ripe tomatoes, cut up into 1-inch cubes
1 bunch of cilantro, finely chopped
1/4 to 1/2 of a red onion, to taste
Juice from 1 lime
2 - 3 tablespoons vegetable oil or olive oil for a slightly different taste
Salt & Pepper, to taste
How To Prepare At Home
Once you have all your ingredients prepped and ready to go, all you have to do is combine the peaches, tomatoes, cilantro, onion and lime juice. Add the oil and give a stir. Season with salt & pepper, taste and let the salsa sit for 10 minutes before adjusting seasonings.
If you are in a hurry like we usually are, you can serve the salsa but it will taste much better if you let it sit in the fridge for a couple hours.
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