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The BEST and EASIEST Fruit Salsa Recipe

This Fruit Salsa is delicious and so easy to make! Serve this fruit salsa with homemade cinnamon chips for the perfect snack, dessert, or as an appetizer to your next summer party or picnic!

White bowl filled with tiny diced pieces of fruit.

I love making homemade salsa. From your classic pico de gallo salsa to watermelon peach salsa, salsa is so easy to make and diverse to use.

You can easily add in additional ingredients or take things out that you don’t like as much. Want more spice or want to keep it sweet? With salsa recipes, you can make it exactly how you want it.

This fresh fruit salsa is a spin on your classic salsa. It’s not a savory/sweet salsa either. Just an all-sweet salsa that’s yummy as a dessert, appetizer, or healthy snack.

And can we talk about the colors of this fruit salsa for a minute? Food that are bright and colorful just looks pretty. This great fruit salsa recipe is no different, full of color and flavor that is so good.

I’ve included how I made it as well as the homemade cinnamon chips. You can change out some of the fruit for other types if you’d like. And serving fruit salsa is not limited to sugared tortilla chips!

There are many other foods that pair well with fruit salsa, including meats and crackers.

Try this fruit salsa with the homemade cinnamon chips and discover just how amazing and easy this fresh fruit salsa is. It’s perfect as an appetizer snack or to bring to your next party!

How to Make Fresh Fruit Salsa

Fruit salsa being scooped onto a cinnamon sugar tortilla chip.

Step 1: Dice all of your fruit in very tiny pieces. I’m talking very tiny!

PRO TIP: Check the recipe below to see which fruits need to be peeled and which ones can have the skin kept on.

Step 2: Add your fruit pieces to a large bowl and stir in your ginger, orange marmalade, and mint. Mix everything together well.

Step 3: Serve this fruit salsa with homemade cinnamon chips or other yummy items. I’ve included several options below for you.

How to Make Homemade Cinnamon Chips

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2: Brush your tortillas with melted butter. You can also use butter flavored cooking spray.

Step 3: Combine the cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl. Sprinkle over tortillas.

Step 4: Cut the tortillas into wedges and put in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Use a pizza cutter to make this step super quick and easy.

Step 5: Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until chips are crispy and golden brown.

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Tips and Tricks

  • Dice your fruit into tiny pieces. This helps make it more of a salsa consistency and not like a fruit salad.
  • Using fresh fruit makes this recipe so juicy and refreshing. You could use canned pineapples or mangoes if you don’t have fresh ones.
  • You can also buy cinnamon chips if you don’t want to make them. Stacy’s cinnamon pita chips are perfect with this fruit salsa recipe.
  • You can change out the type of fruit you use for this to accommodate your tastes. Kiwis, pineapple, or berries would also work well.

How to serve Fruit Salsa

This fresh salsa is perfect for a summer picnic, barbeque, pool party, or dinner in the backyard!

Of course it’s delicious with the cinnamon chips but it also goes well with a variety of other items:

  • Dip graham crackers into the salsa for a sweet treat. Cinnamon graham crackers would be a good substitute for the cinnamon chips.
  • You could also serve this fruit salsa on top of pork or fish.
  • Try adding it to baked tacos or chicken tacos if you like that savory/sweet combination.
  • Add a scoop of this salsa to vanilla ice cream or yogurt.
  • Top angel food cake with it for a yummy summer dessert.
White bowl on a blue napkin with dice fruit salsa.

How Long Does this Keep?

You can store this fruit salsa in the refrigerator for up to three days. Store it in an airtight container.

After three days or so, the juices from the fruit will start to release and the fruit will become more mushy.

What you’ll need

Ingredients

  • Strawberries
  • Green apple (don’t peel)
  • Mango (peeled and cored)
  • Ground ginger
  • Orange marmalade
  • Mint flakes
  • Flour tortillas
  • Butter or butter flavor cooking spray
  • Cinnamon
  • Sugar

Tools

  • Cookie sheet
  • Small bowl
  • Large bowl
  • Pizza cutter or good knife

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Yield: 8 servings

Fruit Salsa

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes

The Best and Easiest Fruit Salsa Dip recipe served with homemade cinnamon tortilla chips! Perfect for picnics and potlucks!

Ingredients

For the Salsa:

  • 1 pint strawberries
  • 1 green apple (don't peel)
  • 1 mango (peeled and cored)
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 Tbsp orange marmalade
  • 1 tsp mint flakes

For the Cinnamon Tortilla Chips:

  • 1 package flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Dice all fruit VERY VERY tiny. Stir in seasonings and serve with cinnamon pita chips! Chill salsa for two hours for best flavor.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Brush your tortillas with melted butter.
  4. Combine the cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl. Sprinkle over tortillas.
  5. Cut the tortillas into wedges and put in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Use a pizza cutter to make this step super quick and easy.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until chips are crispy and golden brown. Serve with salsa and enjoy.

Notes

  • Dice your fruit into tiny pieces. This helps make it more of a salsa consistency and not like a fruit salad.
  • Using fresh fruit makes this recipe so juicy and refreshing. You could use canned pineapples or mangoes if you don’t have fresh ones.
  • You can also buy cinnamon chips if you don’t want to make them. Stacy’s cinnamon pita chips are perfect with this fruit salsa recipe.
  • You can change out the type of fruit you use for this to accommodate your tastes. Kiwis, pineapple, or berries would also work well.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 217Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 106mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 3gSugar: 27gProtein: 2g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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The Best and Easiest Fruit Salsa Dip recipe served with homemade cinnamon tortilla chips! Perfect for picnics and potlucks!

Aimee

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Posted on June 26, 2019

Comments & Reviews

    1. You can buy them dried in a jar in the spice aisle…or I’ve used fresh mint, chopped really fine too!

  1. Beautiful salsa Aimee 😀 I have trouble chopping food so tiny, you have better skills than me. 🙂

    Thank you so much for submitting this to my monthly recipe collection for July – Cookout Food.

    The new theme for August will be posted tomorrow, and I hope you will submit again. 🙂

  2. This would be so good with some cinnamon chips and it’s so healthy to boot. Thanks so much for sharing this at Sweets for a Saturday.

  3. Fruit salsa – one of our favorite summertime treats. I use a combo of strawberries, crushed raspberries, pineapple, kiwi, mango or papaya, peaches, and apple (for crunch) and a bit of sugar to draw out the juices – as you can see, a little more labor intensive, as all fruits should be finely chopped (preferably by hand).
    For chips, I spray flour tortillas w/veg. spray, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar (only necessary on one side), cut into triangles, spread on a cookie sheet and bake @ 350 for 5-10 min (watch after 5 minutes, so they don’t burn).

  4. This looks great! I’m always on the lookout for fresh summer recipes. I think this is a keeper.

  5. That salsa looks delicious! I can see why everyone would gobble it up! I wanted to invite you to come by and show of your fruit salsa at These Chicks Cooked Recipe Spotlight today. Have a blessed day, Aimee 🙂
    Katie

  6. @Cindy- you too are very blessed then!

    @Amy- we love camping. I’ll check out your blog today!

    @Holly- thanks, it’s perfect too because strawberries are in season right now!

  7. Looks and sound like a very delicious fruit salsa! I would love to try it soon. Lucky you got to go camping! I miss camping a lot! Sure it is a great dish to bring to the camp site. Love those vibrant colors from the fruit and mint. Thank you for sharing.

    BTW, I’m hosting 2 Giveaways on my blog. One for $50 Thrive Products and the other is Baking molds and more. Please stop by to enter if you’re interested. Thanks.

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  8. That looks really good! I have never had a fruit salsa like this, I will have to try it out! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  9. I do love fruit salsa, this looks very yummy! I have 5 brothers, no sisters but I do have 5 great sister-in-laws!

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