By: Meet Your Vegetables Interns
Chimol, also referred to as chirimol or chirmol, is a common Honduran condiment traditionally made with tomato, onion, bell pepper, radish, and herbs with a citrus dressing. There are modifications to the recipe throughout the cuisines of Central America. Recipe yields about 4 cups. Photo from Cooktoria.
- 1 cup chopped radishes
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
- ½ cup cilantro, chopped
- 1 bell pepper or ½ cup trimmed green beans, chopped into half inch pieces
- ½ cup red or green onions, chopped into half inch pieces
- 1 Tablespoon lemon or lime juice
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
Combine all ingredients and enjoy! Serve as a dip with tortilla chips and sliced seasonal vegetables, over a toasted baguette with goat cheese like bruschetta or as a topping for tacos and nachos.