Yields MAKES: About 5 cups

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Cut ends off oranges, then cut off peels and outer membranes and discard. Slice oranges 1/2 inch thick, then cut into cubes, discarding seeds. Place in a bowl.

Step 2
2

Pit, peel, and dice avocados; add to oranges. Add cucumber, onion, lime juice, and chipotle purée and salt to taste; mix gently.

Step 3
3

To make chipotle chile purée, whirl the contents of a 7-ounce can of chipotle chiles (including sauce) in a blender or food processor until smooth. Scrape into a plastic container and store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Step 4
4

Nutritional infomation per 1/4 cup.

Ingredients

 1 1/2 pounds oranges
 2 avocados (about 1 lb. total)
 1 cup diced (1/4 in.) English cucumber
 1/2 cup minced red onion
 2 tablespoons lime juice
 1 to 2 teaspoons chipotle chile purée (see below)
  Salt

Directions

Step 1
1

Cut ends off oranges, then cut off peels and outer membranes and discard. Slice oranges 1/2 inch thick, then cut into cubes, discarding seeds. Place in a bowl.

Step 2
2

Pit, peel, and dice avocados; add to oranges. Add cucumber, onion, lime juice, and chipotle purée and salt to taste; mix gently.

Step 3
3

To make chipotle chile purée, whirl the contents of a 7-ounce can of chipotle chiles (including sauce) in a blender or food processor until smooth. Scrape into a plastic container and store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Step 4
4

Nutritional infomation per 1/4 cup.

Avocado-Orange Salsa