Blueberry Salsa

Wild blueberries are plentiful around Marquette this season. They are also plentiful at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market, saving you time and bug bites. Blueberries are delicious eaten by the handful and can be added to many things. Try this quick salsa that can be used as a topping or a dip.
Ingredients:
2 cups fresh blueberries
1/2 small red onion, diced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, minced
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
2 Tbsp orange juice
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp olive oil
salt and pepper
Directions:
In a small bowl, coarsely mash the blueberries. Stir in the onion, cilantro, pepper, orange juice, vinegar, and oil, Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and chill until serving.
Nutrition Information:
46 calories, 1 g protein, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fat, 99 mg sodium, 1 g fiber
Tip:
If blueberries are not available at your farmers market, try substituting chopped strawberries, peaches, or nectarines for the mashed blueberries. If you do not like spicy food, skip the jalapeno pepper. (Also, some pople do not like cilantro, substitute parsley) Try mixing berries.
Recipe by Linnea Redinger,  Farmers Market Cookbook