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Asparagus Salsa

overhead shot of homemade asparagus tomato salsa in a white bowl surrounded by tortilla chips

Asparagus is not a common ingredient for a salsa but this recipe will have you questioning why you have never used this fresh, finely chopped vegetable in your homemade salsa recipes.  This is an easy homemade asparagus salsa combining the fresh asparagus and tomatoes with cilantro and lime to create a zesty zing that will be a popular appetizer for any event.

A overhead shot of asparagus salsa in a small white bowl surrounded by tortilla chips

Using Asparagus In Your Homemade Salsa Recipe

This is my favorite time of year for many reasons – green grass, the birds returning, leaves on the trees and best of all – fresh, local produce!  I’m so excited to be working with Barrie Hill Farms again this season and now that the asparagus is finally ready (we actually had snowflakes this past weekend!!), I’ll be visiting each week to bring you fresh, seasonal recipes.

Asparagus seems to be growing in popularity on the internet.  At this time of year, there are so many creative ways to use this delicious veggie and people are flocking to farmers’ markets to get their hands on some freshly picked ones.   I am feeling that same inspiration that hit me last year each time I went to the market.  Being surrounded by so much fresh-from-the-field produce just makes me happy!

several stalks of asparagus in a market

How gorgeous is this asparagus?  It’s just calling out for being transformed into a beautiful asparagus salsa!

Asparagus Salsa Uses Simple Yet Delicious Ingredients

If you don’t have a grill, you can roast the asparagus for this recipe.  There are only a few ingredients but each one packs a punch.  The taste is going to surprise you because the flavors meld together in an unexpected way.  SO darn delicious!

All the best parts of a great dish – fresh ingredients, strong complementary flavors with a zing of lime that you’ll find addicting.  Making this asparagus salsa is easy and is unique and different from most salsas that it is bound to be a hit with anyone! Barrie Hill Farms even sells Mexican Spiced Tortilla Chips made with Asparagus and they are awesome!

I’d love to see your pics of this dish.  Hashtag #simplyfreshdinners on Instagram or Twitter and I’ll share the happiness with my readers.  Cheers!

Easy Homemade Salsa With Asparagus And Tomatoes

Robyn Gleason @ Simply Fresh Dinners
A healthy snack with strong, complementary ingredients that give you an unexpected result. You’ll get addicted to the delicious, zesty zing of every bite!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 4 people
Calories 33 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb asparagus lightly grilled, sliced to 1/4"
  • 4 large tomatoes diced 1/4"
  • 1 Serrano chili finely chopped
  • 4 green onions sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro roughly chopped
  • 1 large lime squeezed
  • salt and pepper season to taste
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped or crushed

Instructions
 

  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and leave for 30 minutes for ingredients to infuse. Serve with Asparagus Tortilla Chips.

Nutrition

Calories: 33kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 3gSodium: 6mgPotassium: 326mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1285IUVitamin C: 13.4mgCalcium: 39mgIron: 2.7mg
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overhead view of a bowl of tortilla chips with a small bowl of asparagus salsa

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Recipe courtesy of Simply Fresh Dinners,  A partner with Barrie Hill Farms in bringing fresh recipes to your table.

 

More Asparagus Recipes from Barrie Hill Farms

Shaved Asparagus Salad

Asparagus Tomato Salad with Feta

Asparagus Soup Recipe

 

When are Asparagus And Tomatoes Available at Barrie Hills Farm?A calendar showing when crops are available at Barrie Hills Farm.

 

 

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