Florida Grapefruit Cucumber Salsa

Ingredients

  • 1 Florida grapefruit
  • 1/4 cup Florida orange juice
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 14 large fresh epazote leaves (available at Mexican and specialty markets)
  • 1 seedless cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped green onion
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh jalapeño or serrano chile (including seeds)

Preparation

Florida Grapefruit Cucumber Salsa

Peel grapefruit and cut into segments, removing all membranes; finely chop and place in a mixing bowl. In blender or food processor, purée orange and  lime juices with epazote leaves; pour mixture over grapefruit segments.  Add cucumber, cilantro, green onions and jalapeno. Stir gently; marinate for 1 hour in refrigerator before serving.