Looking to add some excitement to your family’s snacking routine? Then look no further than Watermelon Pico De Gallo! This fresh and flavorful salsa is the perfect way to introduce your loved ones to some new, healthy ingredients.
With juicy watermelon, cantaloupe, lime, onions, cilantro, and a spicy kick of jalapeño, this recipe is sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike. In this post, I’ll be sharing my recipe for Watermelon Pico De Gallo so that you can easily recreate this delicious and refreshing dish in your own kitchen in less than 15 minutes.
Why I Love This Appetizer
This homemade watermelon salsa is so easy to make. Just chop up a few ingredients and in under 15 minutes you have a delicious recipe that the whole family will love.
Watermelon: If you can find seedless it is the easiest to use. A small one will be just right.
Cantaloupe: Get a nice ripe cantaloupe so it’s juicy.
Lime Juice: Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice has a delicious flavor. You can also use bottled if you must.
Jalapenos: Make sure you remove all the seeds and make sure not to touch your eyes or face afterward. Trust me.
Red Onion: You can choose either white or red and pick the one you want for color.
Cilantro: Fresh cilantro from the store or garden gives this salad beautiful color.
Salt and Pepper to taste.
How to Make This Recipe
Prepare all your ingredients by finely chopping each one.
In a large bowl add all the ingredients.
Next, zest the lime and add the lime juice over the top.
Toss and refrigerate for 30 minutes to let the flavors combine.
Add Salt and Pepper to Taste.
According to Wikipedia Pico De Gallo also known as Salsa Fresca is a common Mexican cuisine similar to Salsa, but contains more fruit than traditional salsa.
Yes, you can add additional ingredients like avocado, and other fruits of your choice.
Salsa has a thinner consistency with more liquid usually from the tomatoes, and pico de gallo is more chunky, with chopped ingredients.
Dice and Chop your ingredients to the same dimensions.
Seed your Jalapenos and wash your hands afterward.
Choose Red or White onions depending on the color you want to add to your Pico De Gallo. Red onions are milder than white onions.
You can add additional ingredients if you choose, such as Avocado, or you can make it without canteloupe. Enjoy your homemade Pico De Gallo.
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Watermelon Pico De Gallo
- 2 Cups Watermelon Seedless and Diced
- 1 Cup Canteloupe Seeded and Diced
- 4 Jalapeno Peppers Seeded and Chopped
- 1 Lime For Zesting and Juice
- 1/2 Cup Red Onion Diced
- 1/4 Cup Cilantro Chopped
- Salt To Taste
- Pepper To Taste
- Prepare all your ingredients by finely chopping each one.
- In a large bowl add all the ingredients.
- Next, zest the lime and add the lime juice over the top.
- Toss and refrigerate for 30 minutes to let the flavors combine.
- Add Salt and Pepper to Taste.