Minty Peach Salsa

July 1, 2012

Author Notes: This salsa was inspired by a peach salsa I bought at a farmer’s market in Virginia. I set out to replicate it and made a few modifications to make it a little less sweet and a bit spicier.MizChef

Makes: about 2 ½ cups


  • 2 cups chopped peaches
  • 1/3 cup chopped shallot or finely chopped Vidalia onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped red pepper
  • 1 small jalapeno, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced mint
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons spiced rum (optional)
In This Recipe


  1. 1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Refrigerate for an hour before serving to allow the flavors to blend.
  2. 2. Taste for seasoning and adjust, if necessary, before serving. Serve with tortilla or pita chips.

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