½ cup jarred roasted red peppers, drained and diced
½ cup no-salt-added diced tomatoes (or substitute 1 medium tomato, chopped)
1 small lime, peeled and cut into small chunks
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, rinsed and chopped (or substitute 1 teaspoon dried coriander)
Combine all ingredients and toss well. Allow 1 to 2 hours for flavors to settle before serving.
Serving Size: ¼ cup salsa
Total Fat: 0 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 68 mg
Total Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 4 g
Recipe Source: Reprinted with permission from Keep the Beat™ Recipes: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. NIH Publication No. 10-7531. Page 51. December 2010.