I Call It Peacho de Gallo

September 2, 2009 at 11:23 pm | Posted in Salsa | 12 Comments
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Look at those picture perfect beautiful Colorado peaches.

Look at those picture-perfect beautiful Colorado peaches.

I bought a case of Colorado West Slope Peaches and have been trying like heck to get them used up.  Cooked… sliced…grilled…I’ve frozen a couple of bags and yipee, this recipe used one more whole peach!  17 down, 13 to go.

I call it Peacho de Gallo.  This really ended up being delicious.  I grilled pork chops last night and served them topped with a spoonful of my new creation; Peacho de Gallo.  I think I’m so clever, let’s all say it together, one more time…Peacho de Gallo

5 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 peach, peeled and diced
1/2 sweet onion, diced
1 lime, juiced
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 Serrano chile, seeded and minced
2 Tbsp minced roasted Hatch Chiles
2 chipotle chiles in adobo, seeded and minced
1 1/2 tsp adobo sauce (from the can of chipotles in adobo)
1 garlic clove, minced

Add 1 tsp sugar and 1/2 tsp salt.

In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Stir well to combine. I used fresh tomatoes from my garden, when chopped they produce quite abit of juice.  I did drain that off before mixing in with the rest of the ingredients.   I think this will keep in the refrigerator for at least a week?  Everyone agree?  I think next time I’ll juice 1/2 lime and zest the other half.  I ended up adding the sugar because I thought it was a little too lime-ie.  Note: 

Whole Foods is the only place I can find that are roasting Hatch Chiles.  Our Farmer’s Markets have Colorado grown and roasted chiles.  Those are very good too, I just love the Hatch.  Special flavor.  If you want to learn more about Hatch Chiles, click here.

Peacho de Gallo in extremely cute bowl

Peacho de Gallo in extremely cute bowl

This is also very good with Tortilla Chips.  And cute bowl alert – my friend Cauleen gave me the bowl for Christmas two years ago.  LOVE it.



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  1. What a cute and perfect bowl! I love the idea of PEACHO de gallo! I always get a jar of the Smokey Peach Salsa at Trader Joe’s cuz I just love the extra sweetness from the peaches. YUM YUM!

    • So jealous. Colorado doesn’t have Trader Joes. :-/

      Thanks for the comment and visiting my blog.

      Lea Ann

  2. Yum! I made a simular salsa when I lived in California , but mine did not have the roasted Hatch chilis and adobo. I love this!!

  3. Looks fantastic 🙂

  4. Looks fantastic 😛

  5. Lea Ann,

    Sounds and looks yummy…

    I have another thought for your peaches… I made a salad for myself with bite sized pieces of peach, cucumber and avocado. Tossed it with a little Paul Newman’s Ceasar salad dressing.

  6. Great balls of fire! Sounds spicily delicious 🙂 I bet that peacho de gallo was great on the pork chops. Maybe on some pulled pork tacos…yum! I really like this peacho de gallo recipe. I’m having a teeny bit of fun saying peacho de gallo. Try typing it fast five times 😉

  7. peacho de gallo. ? !

    I now un-apologize for every goofy thing I’ve ever said around you.

    I like it.

  8. I bet this is sweet and delicious!

  9. What a clever idea and I know it must have tasted wonderful with your pork chops!

  10. Now that Lea Ann, looks really good.

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