Tropical Pineapple Salsa is a spicy, sweet, colorful snack idea! So versatile, you can enjoy with tortilla chips or spoon it over your favorite grilled chicken or fish!
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I’m not a stranger to homemade salsa recipes. While most of you come here for the sweets, if you poke around you’ll see I have plenty of savory foods too. And that includes a variety of salsa recipes.
Normally, people imagine salsa to be a tomato based dip for your tortilla chips. And while that’s awesome and wonderful, if you’ve never explored FRUIT in your salsa, please give it a try. You can still get the heat by adding in jalapenos, but the addition of pineapple in the salsa gives it a sweet flavor.
It’s perfect on a chip or to add to your favorite fish or chicken recipe (like I did with this strawberry salsa).
This summer has been a strange one in our house. It’s the first full summer that our son is out of the house (he is in the Marines, and away from home). It’s the first summer our oldest daughter doesn’t have any swim meets for us to attend (she had an injury, all good now, but she’s not competing this summer, just working straight through to high school season). And yet, it’s also one of the first summers we have no vacation plans.
Bummer, right? Each day I go on facebook and it seems another one of my friends is at the beach, the mountains, or on an airplane headed somewhere fun! No worries though, I’m just going to enjoy every day and every bite of this Pineapple Salsa!
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If you love today’s salsa…here are a few of my favorite snacks:
Nutty Caramel Snack Mix: crunchy, buttery caramel coated chex and nuts!
Easy S’mores Dip: only a few ingredients to this smooth, rich dip! Enjoy any time of year!
Mango Guacamole: add a little sweetness to your next batch of homemade guac! You’ll love it!
Here are a few of my favorite snacks from my friends:
- Caramelized Onion Dip from A Family Feast
- Dill Pickle Dip from Spend with Pennies
- Mexican Street Corn Salsa Hummus from Lemons for Lulu
- Blueberry Corn Salsa from Averie Cooks
Pineapple Salsa recipe:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
- 1 fresh pineapple (diced)- about 2 1/2 cups
- 1 small red onion, diced
- 1/2 green pepper, seeded and diced
- 2 jalapenos, seeded and diced fine
- 3/4 tsp kosher salt
- 2 TBSP cilantro, snipped
- 2 roma tomatoes, diced
- 1 lime, juiced
- 5 cranks fresh black pepper
- Dice all fruit and vegetables and add together with remaining ingredients. Combine and allow to sit in refrigerator for about an hour to let the flavors mingle (not mandatory, but is helpful). ENJOY with tortilla chips or serve over grilled chicken and/or fish.
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Today’s recipe for Pineapple Salsa was originally posted on Shugary Sweets on July 5, 2016 and has been republished in July 2018.
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