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Citrus, Avocado, and Pumpkin Seed Salsa

Serves 12 (Makes 3 cups)

Total Time
30 mins

Tangerines and grapefruit pair well with creamy avocado in this bright salsa that’s perfect with tacos or tortilla chips. Toasted pumpkin seeds add a bit of crunch.

 1/2 cup chopped red onion
 1 pink grapefruit
 2 tangerines
 2 avocados, pitted, peeled, and cut into 1/2 -in. pieces
 2 tablespoons canned sliced jalapeños in escabeche (find in the Latino foods aisle at well-stocked grocery store), finely chopped
 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
 juice of 1 lime
 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
 1 teaspoon kosher salt
 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
 1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds
 tortilla chips for serving
Step 1

Rinse onion in a fine strainer with cold water. Cut peel and outer white membrane from grapefruit and tangerines, following curve of fruit; then cut fruit into 1/2-in. pieces, discarding any seeds.

Step 2

In a large bowl, gently toss onion, grapefruit, tangerines, avocados, jalapeños, and cilantro to mix. Squeeze lime juice on top and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, add pumpkin seeds, and mix again.

Step 3

Serve immediately with tortilla chips.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 93Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.1g11%

Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 187mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 7.7g3%

Dietary Fiber 2.4g10%
Protein 1.5g3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.