This easy pineapple salsa recipe is loaded with fresh pineapple,tomatoes,red onion and chillies.This is fruit salsa is dreamy scooped with either chips as a snack or with your favorite protein for dinner. The pineapple adds sweetness and acidity to this salsa, you can add as much as little chili as you want depending on how spicy you like it.it’s the perfect combination of sweet and spicy.
I will never forget the first time i ever tasted pineapple salsa at a restaurant, I was amazed with the flavors and swore to try the recipe. Checked out for different sample recipes and found one that I truly enjoyed making.
Pineapple salsa recipe tips
Small pieces. Be sure to chop all the fruit and veggies in this recipe finely – it may seem time-consuming, but it has a huge payoff, as it really allows their flavors to mix and you get a little of everything in each bite.
Using leftover (or pre-cut) pineapple will save you time. This recipe calls for just 1 cups of pineapple, so it’s a great one to make when you have leftover pineapple in the fridge. If you don’t, buy pre-cut pineapple to make this recipe quick & easy. Or break down a whole pineapple and freeze the leftovers to make a smoothie for breakfast!
Make it to your taste! This recipe is fun & flexible, so make it how you like it! Add more chilis if you want it spicier or extra lime if it’s not tangy enough. Try adding red bell peppers for crunch, or stir some mango into the mix.
Cut the pineapple in to two halves. Make a cut around the outer edge of the pineapple fruit and make cuts across the middle too.
Use a metal spoon to loosen and scoop out the pineapple chunks, pour the extra juice out of the pineapple bowl so that its empty.Dice enough pineapple chunks to make three cups of diced pineapple.
In a small bowl, mix together olive oil,salt,pepper,chillies and lime juice,stir until everything is incorporated.
Add in the diced pineapple, diced tomatoes, chillies, minced onions, chopped cilantro, lime juice,olive oil, salt and pepper.
Transfer the salsa in a bowl for serving,refrigerate if not being served immediately
Serving Size 1
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 158
- Calories from Fat 8.5
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 0.9g2%
- Saturated Fat 0.2g1%
- Sodium 408mg17%
- Potassium 551mg16%
- Total Carbohydrate 33g11%
- Dietary Fiber 8.6g35%
- Sugars 9.3g
- Protein 7.5g15%
- Vitamin A 18%
- Vitamin C 175%
- Calcium 5%
- Iron 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
I would say that in this salsa you are welcome to add all spices of your choice such as cumin.if you're worried about the spice level,though,you can add chillies on your preference.
change it up:Lime juice alternatives are orange juice and white vinegar. For tomatoes you can use red bell pepper.