Recipe: Red and Green Pepper Salsa

A colorful combo of veggies
pepper zucchini salsa

Salsa is a great way to get in your daily servings of veggies. This colorful combination is chock-full of vegetables, so feel free to add and subtract depending on whatever is in your refrigerator at the moment. And salsa is not just for chips! Try it as a tasty side for a healthy omelet or as a topping for your burger or burrito.

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1 cup diced zucchini
1 yellow squash, diced
1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
1 cup chopped red onion
2 red bell peppers, seeded and diced
2 green bell peppers, seeded and diced
4 tomatoes, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.
  2. Toss gently to mix.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to chill thoroughly before serving.

Nutritional information per serving

Serves 12

Calories 40
Fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Sodium 180 mg
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Sugars 1 g
Dietary fiber 2 g

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