Salsa & Relish Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

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Add a kick to your summer entrees with these quick and simple salsa and relish recipes created by Chef Rich Mead and Chef Allen.

Strawberry Relish


4 Cup Fresh Strawberries (chopped)
½ Red Onion (finely chopped)
1 Jalapeno (finely chopped)
¼ Cup Fresh Basil, Chiffonade
Juice of 2 Limes
Juice of 1 Lemon
Zest of 1 Lemon and 1 Lime
Salt and Pepper


  1. In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients together.
  2. Add Salt and Pepper to taste, allow flavors to meld for 15 to 30 minutes before serving.

Tomatillo Salsa


5 Tomatillos
¼ White Onion
2 Garlic Cloves
1 Jalapeno
½ Cup Cilantro (chopped)
Salt and Pepper


  1. Under a hot boiler, char tomatillos, onion, garlic and jalapeno until well blistered and blackened. Flip and repeat on other side.
  2. Allow the charred vegetables to cool slightly and puree vegetables and cilantro in blender or food processor.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste, and add water to loosen up the salsa.
  4. Serve immediately.

Sungold Tomato, Cucumber and Radish Relish


2 Cup Sungold Tomatoes (sliced)
1 Cup Persian Cucumber (sliced)
1 Cup Radish (sliced)
¼ Cup Fresh Dill (minced)
Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
Salt and Pepper


Combine all ingredients, Season with salt and pepper, enjoy immediately.

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