Beautiful People Salsa
INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 10-15
  • 2 1/2 cups pomegranate arils
  • 1 1/3 cup diced cucumber - seeds removed
  • 1 tsp. of Classy Hippie Beautiful People Green tea
  • 1 - 3 jalapeños, seeds removed and minced
  • 1/4 - 1/3 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • squeeze of half a lime
DIRECTIONS
  1. Prepare a cup of Classy Hippie Beautiful People Green tea. Pour water off of tea leaves. Use steeped leaves to in final salsa mix.
  2. Combine all of the prepared ingredients in a bowl, starting with using only 1 jalapeño. Stir to combine. Test for heat preference and add additional jalapeño if desired.
  3. NOTES:
  4. Choose your Heat Preference:
  5. 1 jalapeño = mild salsa
  6. 2 jalapeños = medium salsa
  7. 3 jalapeños = hot salsa
  8. Tip for Dicing Cucumbers:
  9. Cut cucumbers down the middle lengthwise. Scrape out all of the seeds and discard. Then, dice the remaining cucumber.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This a Fall favorite. The is nothing like fresh pomegranate. Pomegranate has been analyzed to have greater antioxidant capacity than red wine, grape juice, cranberry juice, green tea or acai juice.2 Drinking pomegranate juice measurably reduces oxidative stress (the toxic effects of free radicals) in healthy humans.3 Much research has shown that pomegranate’s potent antioxidant capacity provides protection against heart disease, cancer and cognitive impairment.