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Watermelon Herb Salsa

A burst of fresh flavor comes your way in this unique summer salsa sparked with cilantro, basil and mint. It's delicious served over chicken. —Ann Chan, Augusta, Georgia. Romance to serve this over chicken.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    about 8-1/2 cups


  • 4 cups diced seedless watermelon
  • 1 cup diced green pepper
  • 1 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup sliced fresh carrots
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and cut into rings
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped unsalted peanuts


  • In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Just before serving, sprinkle with peanuts.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 22 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • randcbruns
    Aug 31, 2014

    This is a great twist on a fruit salsa. Love the freshness of it. It is prefect for warm summer days.

  • dollargirl
    Jun 4, 2011

    Delicious and fresh-tasting for a hot summer day.

  • JCV4
    Aug 30, 2010

    This recipe is simple to make and tastes GREAT! A new twist on salsa, just in time for Labor Day picnics. Thanks for the recipe!

  • yiyi1
    Oct 25, 2008

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