Blackberry-Citrus Table Salsa

Blackberry Salsa

Nancy Zaslavsky’s recipe uses a variety of chilies and citrus fruits to create this zesty salsa for your next get-together.

Makes about 2 cups

Ingredients Preparation
Salsa

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped white onion
  • ½ stemmed and minced yellow/orange chile manzano (a.k.a. chile perón, black seeds removed) or substitute 1 serrano chile or 1 jalapeño chile (unseeded)
  • 1 cup blackberries (fresh or thawed frozen)
  • 1 Valencia juice orange, juiced
  • 1 Mexican lime (a.k.a. Key lime, if possible), juiced
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon organic agave syrup or sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon sea or kosher salt
Salsa Steps

  1. Put the onion and chile into a blender or food processor. Pulse.
  2. Dump in the blackberries, and pulse again.
  3. Pour in the orange and lime juices.
  4. Add the cilantro, sweetener and salt.
  5. Pulse one final time to a coarse texture.
  6. Taste. Adjust seasoning and add more minced chili for a spicier salsa, if desired.

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