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Fruit Salsa & Cinnamon Chips

Ingredients

Cinnamon Chips

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 (7-inch) flour tortillas

Fruit Salsa

  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 cup diced fresh strawberries
  • 2   peaches, peeled and diced
  • 2   kiwifruit, peeled, diced

Instructions

  1. For cinnamon chips, preheat oven to 400°F.  Combine sugar and cinnamon in a shaker. Use a wet paper towel to dampen the tortillas; sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture. Using a pizza cutter, cut each tortilla into 8 wedges. Place on a pizza stone or baking sheet.  Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp. Remove and cool completely.
  2. Meanwhile for salsa, add sugar, lime zest and lime juice to a mixing bowl and combine with a whisk.  Add the diced fruits and mix gently. Serve with cinnamon chips.

Yield:  2 cups salsa and 32 chips, 16  servings of 2 tablespoons salsa and 2 chips

Nutrition:  Approximately 80 calories and 1 gram of fat per serving

Tips:

One can (15 or 16 ounces) peaches in juice, drained and chopped, may be substituted for the fresh peaches, if desired.

Experiment with any other fruits of your choice (mango, pineapple, raspberries, etc.) for a new twist on this delicious treat.

Recipe modified from pamperedchef.com 

Cooking Demonstration

Beth Beckett and Mary Beth Peiffer, oncology dietitians at the Nassif Community Cancer Center show how to make this recipe!

 

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