Zesty Pineapple Relish
A blend between Hawaiian and Southwestern cuisine—tropical pineapple amidst crunchy cucumber and red onions, spiced up with a red chile and smothered in lime.
1 cup diced fresh or canned pineapple
1 cup peeled, seeded and diced cucumber
1/4 cup peeled, chopped red onion
1 red chile pepper, seeded and chopped
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4 cup lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
- Combine pineapple, cucumber and red onion in a bowl. Toss together with red chile pepper, garlic, lemon peel and lime juice. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Just before serving stir in basil and cilantro.
Makes about 3 cups.