6894166320_c36a50322e_oNow that it’s officially asparagus season, we’re coming up with fun ways to use it.

This spring we’re transforming our spears into a light and refreshing seasonal salsa!

You’ll be surprised at how delicious this recipe comes out, we promise.

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 7 minutes

Serves 6-8 small portions

  • 1 lb asparagus, trimmed and chopped (save the ends for soup stock)
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 limes
  • 2 T fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, minced (seeds removed)
  • Salt to taste


1) Mix: Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well, and chill in your refrigerator (or eat right away).

2) Serve: Serve salsa with tortilla chips, over quesadillas, tacos, or chili!

Photo courtesy of Liz West