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Fire & Ice Appetizer

The spicy heat of the pita crisps is tamed by the cooling flavors ofpineapple and lime.

Salsa, Ingredients:

1/3

cup sugar

1/4

cup lime juice

1

, (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple

1

teaspoon finely chopped fresh gingerroot

1/4

cup finely chopped onion

2

tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Pita, Crisps Ingredients:

4

, (6-inch) pita breads

1

each

Butter, , melted

4

teaspoons chili powder

1

teaspoon garlic salt

2

teaspoons hot pepper sauce

1

Combine all salsa ingredients except onion and cilantro in 3-quart

2

saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil (3 to

3

minutes). Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until mixture is

4

thickened (9 to 12 minutes). Refrigerate until chilled (at least 2 hours).

5

Heat oven to 375°F.* Cut each pita into 6 wedges; separate each wedge

6

in half (48 wedges total).

7

Stir together butter and seasonings in large bowl. Add pita wedges; toss

8

with seasoned butter until well coated.

9

Place pita wedges onto ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pans in single

10

layer. Bake for 6 minutes. Turn each wedge over; continue baking for 2

11

to 4 minutes or until wedges are golden brown.

12

At serving time, stir onion and cilantro into salsa mixture. Serve with

13

pita crisps.

Servings: 1

Yield:

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Entire recipe (25.5 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. 5 of the recipe's ingredients were not linked. These ingredients are not included in the recipe nutrition data.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

672.32

Calories From Fat (2%)

15.67

% Daily Value

Total Fat 1.87g

3%

Saturated Fat 0.24g

1%

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 622.85mg

26%

Potassium 908.77mg

26%

Total Carbohydrates 157.25g

52%

Fiber 7.71g

31%

Sugar 86.88g

 

Protein 13.06g

26%

Tips

Preparation time: *25 min * Chilling time: *2 hrs * Baking time: *8min *Yield:* 48 pita crisps; 1 1/2 cups salsa *