May is National Salsa Month! Did you know salsa actually means “sauce” in Spanish? So while Americans typically think of salsa as a tomato-based partner to tortilla chips, it can also refer to an infinite variety of chunky sauces served alongside or on top of fish or meat, or as a dip for everything from chips to crudité and more. Canned ingredients, when paired with fresh foods and/or herbs, make preparing tasty salsas quick and easy. Put your own creative twist on salsa, or check out a few of our favorites:
Canned beans are naturally nutritious, providing protein, iron
and fiber. This recipe packs all of that goodness into a spicy,
creamy vinaigrette that is as appropriate dressing a green salad as
it is flavoring a taco, a burrito or a quesadilla.