Skip Nav
Food Video
These Chocolate Dragon Eggs Have a Colorful Surprise Inside
Food Reviews
Boxed Rosé Is Here to Get You Day-Drunk With Dignity All Summer Long
Get the Dish
Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Bowls Give a Whole New Meaning to Dessert For Breakfast

Served in an Avocado Bowl, Strawberry Salsa Is Scrumptious

Here on YumSugar, we've gone a little avocado crazy, but with Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, how can you not be? A little while back, I stumbled across a strawberry-salsa-stuffed avocado recipe, and with the berries' fragrance overpowering my farmers market, I remembered that I had wanted to give it a shot.

Although I've never thought of using strawberries as a base for salsa, the resulting dish is outstanding! The sweet berries are complemented by the acidic lime juice, spicy jalapeno, and creamy avocado. The salsa-stuffed avocado makes a perfect alternative to a side salad, and the strawberry salsa alone would be tasty on pork, mild fish, or tortilla chips. To get started on your own strawberry salsa,

.

Avocado With Strawberry Salsa

Avocado With Strawberry Salsa

Avocado With Strawberry Salsa

Ingredients

  1. For strawberry salsa
  2. 1 fresh serrano or jalapeño chili
  3. 1 cup finely chopped strawberries
  4. 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
  5. 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh coriander
  6. 1/2 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  7. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  8. 1/2 teaspoon sugar if desired
  9. For serving
  10. six 5-inch corn tortillas
  11. vegetable oil for frying
  12. 4 firm-ripe avocados

Directions

  1. Remove the seeds, stems and ribs from jalapeno, wear rubber gloves, if needed.
  2. In a bowl stir together chili and remaining salsa ingredients. Salsa may be made several hours ahead and chilled, covered.
  3. Stack tortillas and cut them in half. Cut stacks crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick strips. In a heavy skillet, heat 1/2-inch oil over moderate heat until hot but not smoking. Working in three batches, fry tortilla strips until crisp and golden, about 30 seconds, and with a slotted spoon transfer to paper towels to drain. Sprinkle fried tortilla strips with salt to taste.
  4. Halve avocados and remove pits. Slice the avocado in both directions to make it easier to eat. Spoon about 1/3 cup strawberry salsa into the center of avocado. Insert tortilla strips into the avocado.

Serves 4.


Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image
Join The Conversation
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Oh wow I'd love to try this!
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
Strawberry salsa is really good! This recipe looks a lot like one that I serve with salmon, but I never thought to serve it on its own like this.
No-Bake Oreo Recipes For Summer
Healthy Breakfasts For Busy Mornings
Recipes With Red Wine
Avocado Dressing Recipe
From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds