Watermelon Salsa

As weird as it might sound, watermelon salsa is a sweet and refreshing summer dip that pairs well with a number of dishes. Watermelon salsa goes with just about everything and brings the taste of summer to your table. 

Go ahead and dip some in your chips. You can even spoon it onto a grilled chicken breast or inside of a fish taco. It's sweet, it's hot, and it's delicious.

Follow this saucy recipe for the best tasting watermelon salsa!


3 cups watermelon, diced medium
1/2 cup red onion, diced small
1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced medium
1/2 cup tomato, diced medium
1 tablespoon minced jalapeno pepper (seeds removed)
3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste


In a large bowl, combine all your ingredients into a bowl and toss lightly. After mixing the ingredients, refrigerate for about 2 hours before serving.

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