Fresh Salsa Recipes

Fresh salsa makes a perfect topping on chicken, beef, pork, or fish, and is equally delicious served as an appetizer with vegetables, tortillas chips, or pita bread. Our easy salsa recipes include sweet mango salsa, tangy tomato-based salsas, salsa verde, plus traditional Mexican salsas.

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    Black Bean Salsa

    Heartier than your average salsa, this recipe features fiber-rich black beans. The zip is courtesy of green onion and cayenne pepper; the chill comes from chopped cucumber and tomato.

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    Salsa Verde

    When enchilada recipes call for salsa verde, make it homemade! Tomatillos and jalapeno peppers lend the distinctive green color, which is balanced by a pinch of sugar.


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    Salsa Picante

    Finely chopped ingredients make this salsa great for bite-size chips. You'll need a blender or food processor to get the tomatoes ready. The ingredients simmer together to distribute their flavors.

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    Chunky Tomato Salsa

    This tomato salsa works just as well with green tomatoes as it does with ripe ones. Big veggie chunks give it great looks and bold flavor with less chopping.

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    Roasted Corn Salsa

    Love the flavors of skillet-roasted veggies? Get your fix with this corn-based salsa, which starts with corn, peppers, and garlic roasted atop your oven. This salsa is tastiest served warm.

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    Pineapple Salsa

    Upgrade this citrusy salsa by serving it in a hollowed-out pineapple. It's sweet and juicy, and you'll especially love that you can enjoy the tropical flavors for less than 20 calories per serving.

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    Avocado-Feta Salsa

    Feta cheese adds tanginess while avocados add creaminess to this easy tomato salsa recipe. Serve it with baked pita chips.

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    Mango-Kiwi Salsa

    Try this tangy fruit salsa with sliced jicama instead of chips, or serve it over grilled chicken.


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    Melon with Fruit Salsa

    Light as summer, this fruit-heavy salsa is best served on a juicy slice of watermelon. Honey and lime juice are a great marinade for the chopped fruits; a scoop of lime sorbet finishes off this far-from-basic salsa recipe.

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    Grilled Corn Salsa

    Find a new use for fresh corn! Whole grilled kernels add health and heartiness to this garden-inspired salsa. Bonus: This salsa is easy to make ahead. Toss it together the night before your event -- it gets better with time.

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    Pico de Gallo Salsa

    This zippy salsa, a favorite Better Homes and Gardens recipe, is fresh, healthy, and delicious.

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    Savory Strawberry Salsa

    Jalapenos add a touch of heat to this refreshing blend of fresh avocados, cucumbers, and strawberries. Serve the salsa with colorful tortilla chips or as a topper for grilled fish.

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    Mango Salsa

    Sweetened with fresh mango, this easy salsa recipe is an ideal make-ahead party dip. Fix it with peppers and cilantro from your garden.

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    Sonoma Harvest Salsa

    The sweetness of melon balances the heat in this spicy tomato salsa recipe. Gravenstein apples add a tart twist.

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    Roasted Tomato Salsa

    With lots of garlic, jalapeno peppers, and cilantro, this chunky salsa recipe is brimming with flavor and has a light, traditional kick.

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    Coconut-Mango Salsa

    With its fresh tropical flavors, this salsa recipe makes a delicious topping for grilled chicken or pork.

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    Verano Fresco Salsa

    A spicy honey-mustard-lime dressing adds zip to this fresh summer salsa recipe.

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