Recipe Box: 5 Ingredient Watermelon Salsa is Summer In a Bowl

Sweet, spicy, and delicious!

By Christel M. Hoydic June 12, 2023

Chips and salsa are a go-to at summer celebrations.

But this summer, surprise your guests with a unique twist on that classic party food: Watermelon salsa!

This sweet and spicy flavor combination is so delicious. Try a batch of this fruity salsa on a hot summer day and see for yourself.

The proportion of ingredients below is simply a guide. Feel free to experiment, adding more or less of any particular ingredient to fit your taste.

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Watermelon Salsa

  • 1 seedless watermelon, chopped into small chunks
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 5 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped basil 
  • Lime juice to taste

Mix all ingredients together and serve immediately with chips! Make your watermelon salsa even more of a standout by using the hollowed-out watermelon as your "bowl."

Want an alternative to chips and salsa? Make tacos with watermelon salsa and either grilled fish or grilled chicken. A delicious light summer meal!

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