Minted Tomato Salsa with Grilled Pita Chips

Minted Tomato Salsa with Grilled Pita Chips

Looking for an appetizer recipe? Combine a large tomato, with veggies and mint leaves in this citrus sparkled salsa that’s ready in just 20 minutes- serve with grilled pita bread.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.