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This healthy watermelon salsa is perfect for a summer snack!
This fruit salsa delivers both on texture and on flavor. It’s easy to eat and adds tons of sweet, delicious flavor to whatever you serve it with.
This fruit salsa has a very simple flavor to it, but it’s so addictive! Pair this with some clean, organic corn chips, and holy moly!! I promise it’s one of life’s simple yet amazing summer pleasures.
What To Eat With Watermelon Salsa
- With corn chips, tortilla chips, or pita chips
- Over salmon
- Over pork
- In tacos
- Over chicken
- With shrimp
If you want to round out this salsa a bit more, here are more ingredients you can add:
- Jalapeno pepper
- Fresh cilantro
- Fresh mint (or any herbs you like)
- Bell peppers – Particularly red bell peppers.
- Lime zest
About The Ingredients
Watermelon – Pick the sweetest one you can find. A seedless watermelon is quite helpful here.
Yellow onion – Red onion will also work great here.
Fresh lime juice
Salt and pepper – To taste
How To Make Watermelon Salsa
Using a sharp knife, dice the watermelon, onion, and basil, making sure to chop as small as possible without mincing, and transfer to a bowl.
Add the lime juice, salt, and pepper and stir well.
Transfer to a serving dish or bowl and serve on a pita or with your favorite, clean corn chips.
Store this in the fridge for up to 2 or 3 days.
Freezing is not recommended for this recipe.
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Watermelon Salsa Recipe Card
- 4 cups finely chopped watermelon
- ½ cup finely diced yellow onion
- ¼ cup fresh, finely chopped basil
- 1 medium lime (juice only)
- salt and pepper to taste
- Using a sharp knife, dice the watermelon, onion, and basil, making sure to chop as small as possible without mincing, and transfer to a bowl.
- Add the lime juice, salt, and pepper and stir well.
- Transfer to a serving dish or bowl and serve on a pita or with your favorite, clean corn chips.
Recipe from the Gracious Pantry archives, originally posted 5/9/11.