Tropical Tomato Salsa


Summer is a great time to make delicious and healthy recipes with fresh ingredients from your garden or local markets. I love being able to make fresh salads and dips like this.

I decided to make this quick and easy summer salsa to take and share at a visit with our friends.  The reason I decided to make this recipe is that it is very easy to make, and includes some fresh tomatoes that I can use from my garden. I made this dip ahead of time, so that I can easily transport it ready made.  I will serve this salsa with taco chips.

Tropical Tomato Salsa


  • 3 medium yellow and/or red tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped seedless watermelon
  • 1 medium mango, halved, seeded, peeled and chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, halved, seeded and finely chopped (I don’t like it too hot, so instead of jalapeno peppers, I used 1 orange bell pepper)
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey if needed  (I decided this was not needed)
  • Kosher salt ( I decided this was not needed)

Simple Directions: Combine the tomatoes, mango, red onion, and cilantro in a bowl. Next add freshly squeezed lime over the fruit mixture and stir gently to combine. Cover and chill until ready to serve or up to 2 hours.

In my make ahead version I added the watermelon at the last minute once ready to serve, just in case the watermelon went mushy.



3 Comments Add yours

  1. Have you made the version with honey and salt? Is it very different from your version? I’m curious to try both!

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    1. Ellie Voutsinas says:

      That sounds great! How love a part 2 for this recipe with those edits

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    2. I have not made the other version, but this one was good just as it was

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