Tangy Rhubarb Salsa

Tangy Rhubarb Salsa

Made  times
Miss Diane 2

"This is a recipe I came up with while trying to figure out what to do with an over-abundance of rhubarb. I'm not fond of sugary, syrupy rhubarb sauces but I love rhubarb and I love salsa, so I figured why not put them together! Just grab a bag of tortilla chips, or better yet make your own, and enjoy! Feel free to adjust ingredients to your liking. Don't like jalapenos? Don't use them. Mix and match peppers however you like, just be sure to use 3 of them. Also, I prefer Nellie and Joe's® lime juice because it's a bit more tart than regular bottled or fresh-squeezed lime juice, but if you can't find it that's fine, just use what you have."
I Made it Rate it Share Print
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


3 h 35 m servings 26 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 26 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 392 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

See full nutrition

Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Stir rhubarb into a large pot of boiling water and cook for 10 seconds. Quickly drain rhubarb and rinse with cold water until cool; transfer rhubarb to a large bowl.
  2. Place red onion, green, red, and yellow bell peppers, jalapeno pepper, and cilantro into a food processor and pulse 3 or 4 times to finely chop; transfer pepper mixture to bowl with rhubarb. Stir in roma tomatoes.
  3. Dissolve brown sugar in Key lime juice in a bowl; lightly stir lime juice mixture into rhubarb mixture. Sprinkle salsa with salt, garlic powder, and black pepper and stir salsa again. Refrigerate at least 3 hours to blend flavors.


Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

A great way to use rhubarb without having to add cups of sugar. A tasty salsa; only change I made was to use regular bottled lime juice. My rough chop of the bell peppers was too rough; I h...

Great! I made Peking duck and made the salsa and ate duck tacos for a Saturday night. It is delicious.

This stuff is great - and addicting! The only change I made to the recipe is to use a clove of garlic instead of garlic powder. I put the garlic, salt and pepper into the lime juice mixture bef...

This is so delicious! I minced it all by hand (didn't read the directions until I was done) and it was perfect. At first taste I knew this was dinner. Just this and tortilla chips. It is so good...

Other stories that may interest you