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My CSA box (next one due tomorrow afternoon) has had some beautiful cucumbers and tomatoes.   

Cucumber Salsa:



2 cups finely chopped seeded peeled cucumber
1/2 cup finely chopped seeded tomato
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 Tbsp minced fresh parsley
1 jalepeno pepper, seeded and chopped
4-1/2 tsp minced fresh cilantro
1 garlic clove, minced or pressed
1/4 c reduced-fat sour cream or non-fat Greek yogurt
1-1/2 tsp lemon juice
1-1/2 tsp lime juice
1/4 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp seasoned salt


Tortilla chips or serve on a bed of lettuce.

In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In another bowl, combine the sour cream, lemon juice, lime juice, cumin and seasoned salt. Pour over cucumber mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately with chips.

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Comment by Jennifer on August 7, 2013 at 4:02pm

Evelyn: This sounds delicious. I love cumin but wouldn't have thought of adding it to fresh salsa. Might try this with the Cubanelles I have growing in the backyard. Thanks for sharing it!

Comment by Evelyn Finney on August 8, 2013 at 6:20pm

Yes, Jennifer, use the cumin.  If you try this, please let me know what changes you make.  We all have to add our own little tweaks... LOL

Comment by Kirsten Madaus on August 10, 2013 at 8:39pm

Evelyn,

I just picked up some freshly roasted Hatch chiles at the grocery store down the street--I think they'd sub for a jalapeño (unless I get some in the farm share this week--I've got everything else).

Thanks!

Comment by Evelyn Finney on August 10, 2013 at 9:29pm

Kirsten, I'm sure your Hatch chiles will do well.  Just add as much  as you like ... adjust for the the heat you like.  Please, let me know what tweaks you make (I may prefer YOUR version).

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