Strawberry-Fennel Salsa

Associated Press photoStrawberry-Fennel Salsa, Apple-Pepper Salsa and Cucumber-Corn Salsa are terrific alternatives to tomato-based salsa. Show caption
Associated Press photoStrawberry-Fennel Salsa, Apple-Pepper Salsa and Cucumber-Corn Salsa are terrific alternatives to tomato-based salsa.

Strawberry-Fennel Salsa

Makes 3 cups.

1 fennel bulb, chopped

1 1/2 cups strawberries, hulled and diced

1 medium shallot, minced

2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar or sherry vinegar

2 tablespoons fresh tarragon, minced

1/2 small hot pepper (such as jalapeƱo), minced

Salt and ground black pepper

In a medium bowl, mix together the fennel, strawberries, shallot, vinegar, tarragon and hot pepper. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition information 1/2 cup: 30 calories; 0 calories from fat (0 percent of total calories); 0 g fat (0 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 0 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 1 g protein; 105 mg sodium.