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Summer Melon Salsa Recipe

Summer Melon Salsa Recipe

From Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, Sue Gronholz notes, "I've been experimenting with lots of different fruit salsa recipes, and this one is so good." The refreshing blend of melons is complemented by a slight jalapeno kick. TIP: "We like it with lime-flavored tortilla chips, but it's also delicious over grilled chicken," adds Sue.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:7 servings


  • 1/2 cup each cubed cantaloupe, honeydew and seedless watermelon
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Tortilla chips


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the melon, onion, jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice, pepper and salt. Serve with chips. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 1-3/4 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 15 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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JCV4 User ID: 628113 249286
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2016

"This is a nice, refreshing salsa. You could even use it over grilled chicken or salmon."

q3001190 User ID: 4343270 136153
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2011

"Awesome, easy to make, refreshing in the summertime, doubled the recipe. Big hit, lots of compliments."

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