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Cantaloupe Avocado Salsa

Cantaloupe Avocado Salsa

Time: 25 minutes. Crunchy jicama, creamy avocado, and sweet summer cantaloupe make a great combination of flavors and textures. Use the salsa to top grilled steak or chicken, or serve it as a side dish.

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  • Yield: Serves 5 (serving size: 1 cup)


  • 3 cups cantaloupe, cut into 1/2-in. dice
  • 1 cup jicama, peeled and cut into 1/2-in. dice
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 avocado, cubed


In a large bowl, combine cantaloupe, jicama, onion, lime juice, oil, cayenne, salt, and cilantro. Gently mix in avocado. Serve over grilled flank steak or as a side dish.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 163
  • Calories from fat: 66%
  • Protein: 2.1g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 15g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sodium: 131mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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