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Food for thought: Fresh Peach Salsa


Photo by Tiffany Kuhn

If your family cookouts are anything like ours, there is usually no shortage of creamy, dairy-based dips and sides. Think French onion dip with chips or cheese and crackers. How about something fresh and seasonal to go with the creamy? This fresh peach salsa uses easy to find summer fruits and herbs like peaches, tomatoes and cilantro. The recipe also makes about 2-1/2 cups, so there’s plenty to share with family and friends.

Here is what you’ll need:

3 medium peaches, chopped, can be peeled or not

2 medium tomatoes, chopped

½ red onion, chopped

Handful chopped fresh cilantro leaves

2 tablespoons  lime juice

Salt and pepper to taste

Optional: 1 or 2 seeded, finely chopped jalapeño peppers


Toss peaches, tomatoes, onion and cilantro together lightly.

Add jalapeño if using.

Sprinkle lime juice and salt and pepper on top and gently stir.

This salsa is best served the day it’s made. Keep fresh in the fridge until it’s time to eat. Enjoy!


Tiffany Kuhn is a wife and mom in the Middletown area. The vast majority of her spare time is spent baking and pawning off the leftovers to those around her. You can check out her baking successes (and fails) at


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