Blueberry Watermelon Salsa Recipe

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Shake things up this season with our Test Kitchen's fruity take on a classic treat. This salsa combines traditional corn and hot jalapenos with cool chopped watermelon and fresh blueberries for a well balanced chip dipper.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups fresh corn
  • 3 cups chopped seedless watermelon
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 28 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 0 starch.


  1. Place corn in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil; cover and cook for 1-2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  2. Place the corn in a large bowl; stir in the remaining ingredients. Serve immediately or refrigerate. Yield: 4 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Watermelon Salsa in Simple & Delicious May/June 2007, p48

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JCV4 232730
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2015

"This recipe caught my eye. I never thought about combining watermelon and blueberies in anything! This was a great combination and has a cool and refreshing taste."

momsfavorites 94695
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2011

"If my daughter hadn't tried making a strawberry salsa last year, I wouldn't have even looked twice at this recipe. Combining corn, jalapeno pepper, green onions and cilantro with watermelon & blueberreis didn't sound appetizing to me at all. BUT...this recipe is GREAT! Wonderful blend of flavors and very refreshing! Try it!"

joyfulcooking 148610
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2010

"this is really good we didn't have fresh corn but it is still good"

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