Chicago Farmers Market Recipes

Fruit Salsa with Blackberry Tomato Vinaigrette and Seasoned Focaccia

By Geoffrei Taylor, Student Chef, Le Cordon Bleu College and July 26 Next Gen Winner

fruit salsa
Ingredients

½ jalapeño, minced
½ peach, minced
½ shallot, minced
1 Bartlett pear, minced
1 tomato, ½ minced and ½ squeezed for juice
Focaccia bread, 3 slices
4 blackberries
Olive Oil
Salt
Pepper

Instructions

Vinaigrette:
1. Combine ¼ cup olive oil, tomato juice, two blackberries (mushed) and salt and pepper to taste.

Salsa:
1. Mix all ingredients and dress with vinaigrette. Place salsa on a bread slice. Season with remaining focaccia and blackberries.