This is a fresh and unusual salsa. Use it as an appetizer or on grilled meats. Fennel, honey, cilantro and cucumbers are often available at growers’ markets. Serve with tortillas or sliced baguette.
1 English (or any seedless) cucumber, diced
1 large fennel bulb, diced
1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
½ red onion, chopped
½ cup banana peppers (pickled if available), diced
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
2 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Combine the cucumber, fennel, avocado, red onion, banana peppers, cilantro, honey, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Allow mixture to sit 20 minutes before serving.