44Fresh Tomato Salsa3 medium tomatoes -- chopped1/2 cup sliced green onions1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper3 tbsp lime juice2 tbsp snipped fresh cilantro1 tbsp finely chopped jalapeno pepper1 tsp finely chopped garlic1/2 tsp non-iodized salt (optional)Procedure1 In a bowl, mix all ingredients.Yield: 3 1/2 cups
45Fruit KetchupThis recipe will work for a fruit that can be cooked down to a smooth consistency – like nectarines, peaches, and mangos.1 1/2 cups fruit – peeled and finely chopped e.g. 4 peaches or 6nectarines, or 1 medium mango2 tbsp sugar2 tbsp cider vinegar½ tsp finely grated ginger or ½ tsp citrus zest (orange, lemon or lime)(Optional)Procedure1 Put fruit into a small saucepan, and mash it with a fork or a masher until pulpy--it doesn't have to be completely smooth.2 Place the pan over medium heat until fruit begins to simmer. Turn the heat to low, and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Addthe sugar and vinegar.3 Continue to let the mixture simmer gently, for another 10 minutes, stirring once or twice during this time. Remove the pan from the heat, and let itcool. Transfer to a tightly covered container and refrigerate. Serve cold.