Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Summer salsas without tomatoes are refreshing accompaniments

Who says salsa has to be made from tomatoes? Or dumped unceremoniously from a jar?

With all of summer's bounty, there are plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables that make fantastic salsas. We came up with three simple salsas, but they are easily tweaked to whatever is fresh or happens to be in your refrigerator. Switch out the apples for peaches or plums, even chopped strawberries. Don't like dill? Opt for basil or tarragon.

While they are delicious with chips or other dippers, consider them as accompaniments for grilled fish or chicken. Or add them to sandwiches, salads, burgers and tacos.

Alison Ladman, Associated Press

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