You may think that salsas are naturally fat free. Think again. Many use a lot of oil to balance acidic ingredients like lime juice. Here are five low-fat salsas that rely instead on the full, often sweet flavors of ripe summer produce. These recipes range from a traditional tomato condiment to an innovative sweet and tangy mix of carrots, raisins and pineapple.
Bob Chambers is the executive chef for Lancôme/L'Oréal in New York City.