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Melon-Pineapple Salsa

Photo: Andrew McCaul; Styling: Lynn Miller
Prep time 15 mins
Chill time 30 mins
Yield

Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.