Melon-Mango Salsa Recipe
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Melon-Mango Salsa Recipe

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“After tasting a similar salsa on top of fresh fish at a fishing tournament, I went home and tried to duplicate it. This is my surprising result! It’s terrific with cinnamon pita chips.” —Sylvia Fincham, New Bern, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped cantaloupe
  • 1 cup finely chopped honeydew
  • 1 cup finely chopped peeled mango
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Cinnamon sugar baked pita chips

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without pita chips) equals 17 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free food.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Combine the lemon juice, cinnamon and cayenne. Pour over fruit mixture; toss to coat. Chill until serving. Serve with pita chips. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Melon-Mango Salsa in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011, p37

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without pita chips) equals 17 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free food.

This recipe pairs well with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Jul. 14, 2012

I've made this twice with a variety of different fruits and it was delicious both times. The only thing I did different was add about a 1/2 cup of sugar.

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