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Roasted Peanut Relish

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


4 cups

Updated: Oct. 03, 2022
It seems I'm always making this zesty salsa packed with peanuts and fruit. And I've passed on the recipe too many times to count. —Paula Marchesi, Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania
Roasted Peanut Relish Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup diced peeled jicama
  • 3/4 cup diced unpeeled apple
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh dark sweet cherries, pitted and quartered, optional
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts
  • Assorted crackers


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Add the jicama, apple, cucumber, red pepper, cherries if desired and onions; toss to coat.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Just before serving, stir in peanuts. Serve with crackers.

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