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Melon Salsa

Melon Salsa

41 Ratings
41 Ratings
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Melon Salsa in a bowl
Makes: 12 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Exploding with delicious summer flavors, this salsa recipe is amazing with whatever melon you have on hand.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups melon, honeydew, cantaloupe, or watermelon, fresh (seeded and chopped, use one kind or a combination)
  • 1 cup cucumber (peeled, seeded and chopped)
  • 1/4 cup onion, red or white (chopped)
  • cilantro or mint, fresh (2 tablespoon, chopped, optional)
  • 1/2 jalapeño (seeded and finely chopped, or hot sauce to taste)
  • 1/4 cup lime juice or lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, white or brown

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a medium size bowl, stir together all ingredients.
  3. Taste and season with more lemon or lime juice, sugar if needed.
  4. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. Serve with grilled or broiled fish or chicken.

Notes

Caution: When handling hot peppers, the oils can cause burning and skin irritation. You can wear clean kitchen gloves or wash hands thoroughly after preparing. KEEP HANDS AWAY FROM EYES.

Learn more about:

Source:

Montana State University Extension Service
Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 cup (48g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 19
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 6 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 0 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 5 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 93 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 19
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 0 g
Minerals
Calcium 5 mg
Potassium 93 mg
Sodium 6 mg
Copper 19 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 5 mg
Phosphorus 8 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 2 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 2 mcg
Folate 8 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 3 mg

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Please note: nutrient values are subject to change as data is updated

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/4 cups

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