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Zippy Watermelon Salsa Recipe

Zippy Watermelon Salsa Recipe

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 YIELD:14 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 24 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 111mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 249488
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2016

"Delicious! I loved this served with lime tortilla chips."

Grateful homemaker5 User ID: 4447455 182395
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. :)"

footballfamily User ID: 3437426 167206
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2011

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

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