Fresh Strawberry Salsa - Carolina Country

Fresh Strawberry Salsa

3.6/5 rating (8 votes)
Fresh Strawberry Salsa

Headed down east? Or just looking for a fun day trip? Mosey on over to Goldsboro where you will find lots to do. While there, take time to stop by Ed’s Southern Food & Spirits (105 N. Center St., Goldsboro, 919-947-5143, for some “dressed-up grandma’s food,” so says area native and owner Ed Cogdell. Whether you enjoy his grandma’s crabcakes, or a cocktail with fresh juices, you’ll be sure to leave with a happy belly! Tucked into what once was Central Lunch (opened in 1905), you will find a quaint historic atmosphere and seasonal dishes featuring fare from local farmers and fishermen. Homemade desserts, like Pig Pick’n Cake, are a must, too!

—Wendy Perry


  • 1 lb. fresh strawberries, diced small
  • ¼ medium red onion, minced
  • ½ large jalapeno, finely chopped (add more to taste)
  • ½ cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 teaspoon Texas Pete
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Mix all ingredients together and let sit for at least one hour before serving. 

  2. Great on fish, shrimp or chicken tacos or with cinnamon tortilla chips!

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Ed’s Southern Food & Spirits, located in Goldsboro

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I've made this twice already, it's great! Always nice to have a new recipe when the garden is rolling in the squash. I don't care for...

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We have guests coming so I just completed this pie & it's in the frig. The leavings in the bowl are awesome so I know it'll be better in...

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We substituted pepper jack for the pimento cheese and one-and-one halved it for company and everyone loved it!


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