Peach Salsa


Here is a quick and easy peach salsa recipe flavored with mint and ginger, perfect for your grilled meats. I saw a peach salsa on Simply Recipes a few days ago, and couldn’t wait to give it a try. This one’s a little different, I adjusted it to our taste. It’s a great way to get some fruit in your meal that is savory. I have noticed that my son has the same tendencies as me, he’s not too big on sweet things unless their wrapped in carbs (fruit baked goods) or it’s chocolate (preferably dark). So eating our weight in fresh sweet fruit, like my husband does, is not exactly our idea of a good time. But, if you add a savory flair to sweet fresh fruits, we’re all over it. Think salt and watermelon, yum!

I have also finally, after much deliberation, upgraded the computer I work on. I had an old powerbook that my husband passed down to me. A few years ago the computer was dropped, and we thought all hope was lost. He quickly went out and bought a new powerbook. Later on, he tried to see if he could fix the old one with a new hard drive, and it worked! Unfortunately, since then, between me, my son, and the dog, its been dropped over 20 times on the hard tile. It was a little worse for wear, then the dog slammed it on the floor. I picked it up, put it back, and I tripped over the cord, slamming it really good on the floor. It broke the power cord. Oops! So instead of going out and buying another 80 something dollar power cord for the 3rd time on a 7 + year old computer, I decided to throw in the towel and get a new desktop to replace it and our old desktop (an 11+ year old iMac). It also still works fine, but I decided it was time to upgrade, especially since we can still use my husband’s student discount.


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Peach Salsa

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2 - 3 ripe, yet firm peaches, diced (you can leave the skin on or off)
1/4 red onion, chopped
3 tablespoons mint leaves
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
a pinch of kosher salt
the juice of 1/2 a lemon
1 jalapeno, diced and seeded (optional)


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Salsa is best when it is left to refrigerate a few hours before serving.

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  25 Responses to “Peach Salsa”

  1. Michelle — August 10, 2010 @ 9:15 am

    Gorgeous colors and great flavors. I’d love to try this with grilled chicken.

  2. Cookin' Canuck — August 10, 2010 @ 12:37 pm

    The mint and ginger in this salsa are a very nice touch!

  3. Drick — August 10, 2010 @ 12:50 pm

    like the bite with the red onion and jalapeno – the ginger and mint are a little different and I like it a lot….

  4. Angelia McGowan — August 10, 2010 @ 1:08 pm

    Peach Salsa: Here is a quick and easy peach salsa recipe flavored with mint and ginger, perfect for your grilled m…

  5. Cook with Cheese — August 10, 2010 @ 1:27 pm

    RT @EclecticRecipes: Peach Salsa: Here is a quick and easy peach salsa recipe flavored with mint and ginger, perfect for your grilled m…

  6. Jenny Flake — August 10, 2010 @ 1:29 pm

    This peach salsa looks so beautiful!! I am so jealous of your mac, I’ve been wanting to upgrade for years now, hopefully soon! Have fun with your new desktop!!

  7. Monet — August 10, 2010 @ 3:04 pm

    We adore our iMac so I hope you are just as happy! And your salsa looks so bright and vibrant. This would be a wonderful way to use all of the peaches that are coming into season. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Angelia McGowan — August 10, 2010 @ 4:37 pm

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  10. Stella — August 10, 2010 @ 7:02 pm

    Hey Angie, I just wanted to drop by to see what your’e up to lately. This salsa looks beautiful (great photo) and, of course, delicious (smile). I make something similar, so I know how good this type of thing is…
    Oh, and congratulations on the computer-that’s nice. Hopefully, mine will last a bit longer, but I have a feeling I might have to be shopping for one soon too.

  11. grace — August 11, 2010 @ 7:36 am

    as i sit here, i can see fruit flies buzzing around my bowl of peaches. i need to use them immediately, and this is a fine way to do it!

  12. Simply Life — August 11, 2010 @ 8:05 am

    Oh that salsa looks amazing!

  13. Emily P. — August 11, 2010 @ 8:36 am

    This looks beautiful! And congrats on the new computer. I did the same last year and it was really the best decision and made writing life so much easier. My 11 year old iMac is getting sold at our upcoming garage sale as I just couldn’t bring myself to get rid of it then. Now? Its out of here!

  14. Fight the Fat Foodie — August 11, 2010 @ 11:37 am

    Beautiful dish!

  15. averagebetty — August 11, 2010 @ 5:12 pm

    [email protected] Peach Salsa <<– Perfect for summertime!

  16. Rose-Bartlett — August 11, 2010 @ 9:53 pm
  17. Gera @ Sweets Foods Blog — August 12, 2010 @ 12:21 am

    Really gorgeous colors and as you say wonderful with grilled beef!
    Enjoy and have fun with the new desktop 🙂



  18. marla {family fresh cooking} — August 12, 2010 @ 7:38 am

    Congrats on your amazing computer upgrade! That is awesome. I have always used a Mac & I am drooling over that hot rod. Your peach salsa looks wonderful. Great addition with the mint. xo

  19. I just love the looks of this fruit salsa and can see it going very well with the grilled seafood that is on heavy dinnertime rotation at our house. What a wonderfully innovative and delicious-sounding combination of sweet, spicy, savory, herbal, and hot flavors you’ve used here. Many thanks for sharing this keeper recipe!

  20. Magic of Spice — August 13, 2010 @ 3:01 pm

    I love fruit salsas, and I really like the add of ginger 🙂

  21. Steve — August 13, 2010 @ 4:21 pm

    I love fruit salsa’s like this but just started making them out of necessary this summer. My wife keeps getting free cases of Mango’s at the grocery store and I needed to come up with something. Now if she comes up with a free case of peaches I’m set.

  22. Trissa — August 14, 2010 @ 7:54 pm

    The peach salsa totally caught my eye – it looks like a perfect summer dish… and such a unique recipe too! Congratulations on the new computer… I got a new one recently as well (April) and it makes such a difference!

  23. fernando-alejandro — August 16, 2010 @ 1:33 am

    Lovely! I wonder if other fruits would work as well? Apples. mango, paw paw?
    Nothing nicer than a fruity meal on a hot day.

    Also posted your link on our page


  24. Kevin (Closet Cooking) — August 17, 2010 @ 6:57 pm

    I like using fruit in salsas and this one looks so fresh and good!

  25. Susannah — September 12, 2010 @ 1:01 pm

    Love your combination! The ginger adds an unexpected spicy twist. I used your recipe for an accompaniment to Tuna tacos at an impromptu party last night. Everyone LOVED it! The combination of foods I made last night inspired me to re-energize my abandoned blogging.

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