• Chimol Radish Salsa


Chimol Radish Salsa

By MCFM Nutrition 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.

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