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Watermelon Herb Salsa Recipe

Watermelon Herb Salsa Recipe

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. YIELD:34 servings


  • 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


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Just before serving, sprinkle with peanuts. Yield: about 8-1/2 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: 22 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 31, 2014

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

Reviewed Jun. 4, 2011

"Delicious and fresh-tasting for a hot summer day."

Reviewed 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!"

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