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apple salsa recipe Nana Shubitidze (8) collects apples from her family's tree.
Village of Chiauri, Kakheti Region, Georgia. Photo courtesy of Heifer International.

Apple season is coming, and if you're like me, you can't wait to pick up a bunch from the farmer's market. If you're looking for a quick dish to share at your next gathering, try this apple salsa recipe, adapted from Rena Wren's original.

As you enjoy your fresh salsa, consider giving the gift of tree seedlings to a family in need through our gift catalog.

Apple Salsa Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 organic apples, peeled, cored and sliced into about ¾” cubes
  • 2 organic tomatoes
  • fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp diced yellow or sweet onion
  • 1 clove garlic


  • 1 fresh pepper of your choice
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cumin
  • cilantro
  • your favorite Cajun seasoning
  • raw stevia

Apple Salsa Recipe Directions

Put the apple chunks in small food processor until chopped well. Transfer to a medium sized bowl. Squeeze a little fresh lemon juice over the apples to help keep them from browning.

Slice the tomatoes into small cubes.

Dice some yellow or sweet onion to taste (about a tablespoon), and finely chop one clove of garlic.

Put tomatoes, onion and garlic in food processor and chop until you get the consistency you prefer.

Transfer to the bowl with apples and mix well.

Season to taste: try salt, pepper, dash of cumin, cilantro, and some cajun seasoning for a kick. You can always add some fresh pepper of your choice. Add a dash of raw stevia for a little sweetness.

Mix well and serve chilled with your favorite chips and dipping veggies.

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Brooke Edwards

Brooke Edwards is from Little Rock, Arkansas, and started working at Heifer International in 2009 as a writer. She and her husband raise two daughters in a house way too small for their four pets. They spend a lot of time sweeping.