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Watermelon Salsa

Total Time
25 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
This fresh, fruity salsa is delicious with grilled or broiled fish, chicken, pork or beef. Use balsamic vinegar instead of lime juice for a deeper flavor.
Ingredients

fresh watermelon

4 cup(s), seedless, chopped into small pieces

cucumber(s)

1 cup(s), seedless, chopped into small pieces

uncooked scallion(s)

½ cup(s), chopped into small pieces (green and white parts)

yellow pepper(s)

½ large, chopped into small pieces

jalapeño pepper(s)

1 large, seeded, finely minced (do not touch seeds with bare hands)

cilantro

1½ Tbsp, fresh, minced

mint leaves

1½ Tbsp, fresh, minced

sugar

1 tsp

olive oil

1 Tbsp

fresh lime juice

2 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl. Serve at room temperature or chilled. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving.
Notes
If you plan to make this recipe ahead of time, chop up and toss together the watermelon, vegetables and herbs, but wait to combine them with the sugar, olive oil and lime juice until just before serving.

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