Northwest Cherry Salsa

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


3/4 cup

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
We have five cherry trees—and I like to use every bit of fruit that doesn't get eaten right off of them. We enjoy salsa on a variety of dishes, especially this turkey. —Margaret Slocum, Ridgefield, Washington
Northwest Cherry Salsa Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup fresh or frozen pitted dark sweet cherries, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoons salt
  • Dash hot pepper sauce


  1. Combine all ingredients; refrigerate at least 1 hour. Serve as a condiment with chicken, turkey or pork.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 18 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: Free food.