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Healthy, colorful, and downright delicious Sunset Salsa, reading for dipping!

Spice up Your Summer with Sunset Salsa

As the school year wrapped up, 935 students at school gardens throughout Sarasota County made about 8 gallons of Sunset Salsa as part of harvest celebrations with Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension’s Family Nutrition and School Gardens Programs. Spice up you summer while these zesty favorites are still in season!

½ C minced orange
¾ C diced pineapple
¾ C diced tomato, seeded
½ C minced red onion
½ C chopped fresh cilantro
Juice of 1 or 2 limes
1 tsp sugar or honey (optional)
¼ C chopped jalapeno peppers (optional)

Directions: Mix all ingredients, let flavors blend, place in refrigerator for 1 hour before serving.
Makes about 2 — 2 ½ cups