Melon-Pineapple Salsa

Melon-Pineapple Salsa Recipe
Photo: Andrew McCaul; Styling: Lynn Miller

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 79
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 12 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 156 mg


3 cups diced ripe yet firm cantaloupe, from a 3-lb. melon
2 cups diced fresh pineapple, from a 2-lb. pineapple
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced
2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper


In a large bowl, mix melon, pineapple, bell pepper, onion, ginger, jalapeño and lemon or lime juice. Stir well, cover and chill for at least 30 minutes or up to 6 hours. Just before serving, stir in mint and oil and season with salt and pepper. Serve cold.

June 2011
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