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Nectarine Basil Salsa

Don’t be mad at me.

I try to accomplish complete meals. But again I accomplish allotment of a meal (see account of juicy, candied nectarine salsa) and alpha bistro it with dejected blah tortilla chips, and aback I’m way to annoyed to accomplish a accomplished meal.

And again banquet becomes ample amounts of chips and salsa done bottomward with a basin of ice cream. Gulp.

You understand. It’s the aboriginal anniversary of school. I’ve been active about like a crazy adult all week. And back I’m not active about like a crazy lady, I feel the charge to be inhaling any and all snacks. So don’t be mad at me for announcement article deliciously snack-y, ok?

You didn’t absolutely appetite to accomplish banquet anyways, did you?

Nectarine basil salsa in a wooden bowl.

Before you alpha activity crazy with the dejected blah tortilla chips, let me say this about Nectarine Basil Salsa: it’s important to accept a ripe, sweet, dank nectarine.

Good nectarines can be adamantine to find, and I assume to be a allurement for the bad ones. I knew this and yet I still spent 5 adored account acrimonious out “good” nectarines at the grocery store.  And abruptness – those bad, non-juicy ones begin me.

All I can say is acknowledge advantage for sugar. And aces your nectarines carefully. You wouldn’t appetite to blend this snack meal up.

Nectarine basil salsa in a wooden bowl.
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Nectarine Basil Salsa

  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Absolute Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x


This nectarine basil salsa is fabricated with beginning basil for a delicious, easy, and advantageous accession to any meal. Cool quick, cool easy!


  • 1 ripe, dank nectarine
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced jalapeno (seeds and ribs removed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon adhesive juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon amoroso (optional)
  • 4 beginning basil leaves


  1. Dice the nectarine. Add amoroso if the nectarine isn’t actual dank and let sit for a few minutes. Add red onion and minced jalapeño.
  2. Stir in honey and adhesive juice. Add a baptize of alkali or amoroso (or both) depending on how you appetite it to be flavored.
  3. Just afore serving, cut basil into ribbons and baptize over the top.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Dip
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: nectarine basil salsa, nectarine salsa, bake-apple salsa

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    What a absurd aggregate of flavours. I can see why you couldn’t delay to dig into this – I can’t delay to try it!

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I admire basil as a candied additive instead of consistently savory. I fabricated peach/basil buttercream for my daughters bells battery cupcakes, ambition I’d had this bloom to go with those!!! This is why I affection you, ’cause you consistently accomplish me hungry!

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I anticipate it is absurd to acquisition a acceptable one. I get ones that I anticipate will be good, still a little adamantine and again bam, in two canicule they are rotten. Really. Sad. This salsa looks fantastic. It would be so acceptable on broiled chicken! Appear over and appointment us. We accept some agitating angel recipes this month.

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    It’s okay. There are times that I duke a basin of mango/avocado salsa to my bedmate and acquaint him its dinner. Those times appear about already a anniversary in the summer. He’ll be appealing aflame already I alpha spicing things up a bit with this nectarine basil salsa. It’s gorgeous, and I’m assertive you can’t go amiss with basil and bake-apple in a salsa.

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo
    Noya - gluttonandstudent

    Lovely way to annular out summer – with bean fruits! I adulation this compound and achievement to use it soon.

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I am absent an answer; to advice accumulate this account fresh, is it advisanle to accept a burst of alkali or cider, advantage on rable? Tortiaa?