Papaya and Mango Salsa

"This is a great summer salsa. I like to try new stuff at home, and when I brought home a firm unripe papaya from the local market, I added a few things I had in the house and came up with this. It's so versatile--it can be served with chips, fish, or meat." --CL Reader


8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 51
Caloriesfromfat 5 %
Fat 0.3 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 12.8 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 40 mg
Calcium 23 mg


2 cups shredded peeled firm papaya
2 cups chopped peeled mango
1 cup finely chopped red onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon seeded finely chopped jalapeño pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
Dash of sugar


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently to coat.