Fresh Pinapple Salsa
1 ripe pineapple
juice of two medium limes
¼ cup of orange juice, no pulp
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
4 scallions, chopped
2 large jalapeno peppers, deseeded and finely chopped
1 large sweet red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
5 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped
5 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
½ teaspoon of salt
½ teaspoon of sugar
Cut pineapple slices into bite size cubes. Place pineapple in a large bowl and stir in the lime juice, garlic,scallion, chopped jalapeno peppers, and red bell pepper. Stir in the chopped mint and cilantro. Stir in orange juice, sugar, and salt. Adjust to your individual taste. Chill for two hours prior to serving.
Variation: Do not use any salt, and crumble a small amount of feta cheese to each serving. Do not put into the bowl of salsa, but garnish by topping it onto the individual’s plate.