Zippy Watermelon Salsa Recipe
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Zippy Watermelon Salsa Recipe

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Served wtih tortilla chips, this zippy salsa won't last long. The mix of melon, black beans and jalapeno will be a hit at any outdoor get-together. You might want to make an extra batch! —Iola Egle, Bella Vista, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 14 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced seedless watermelon
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 3/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 24 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 111 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Drain if necessary before serving. Serve with chips. Yield: 3-1/2 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 Taste of Home June/July 2009, p48

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 24 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 111 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 8, 2011

I love how easy this was to throw together and I got several requests for the recipe, which I take as a good sign. :)

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Reviewed Aug. 4, 2011

This is a wonderful recipe. It's so tasty and refreshing!

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