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Watermelon Salsa

"A simple salsa that is sweet and just mildly spicy. This is made with watermelon, Anaheim pepper, onion and balsamic vinegar. Hotter chilies can be substituted for more spice."
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1 h 20 m servings 8 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (2 cups)


  • Calories:
  • 8 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 29 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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.

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  1. In a serving bowl, mix together the watermelon, onion, and chile pepper. Season with balsamic vinegar and garlic salt. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour to blend flavors.

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  1. 52 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

when I read it I was disgusted. when I made it I was confused. when I ate it I was delighted. This recipie really rocked, and saved the party.

Most helpful critical review

A little disappointed but never had watermelon salsa before so can't really compare.

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when I read it I was disgusted. when I made it I was confused. when I ate it I was delighted. This recipie really rocked, and saved the party.

I made this recipe for a party I recently had and it was a hit! I followed everything to the T and all the ingredients came from my garden. Those who had found out that it was watermelon were af...

This recipe is a great way to get rid of extra watermelon. I was a bit apprehensive just looking at the ingredients, but it was delightful. The sweet and spicy combination is great!

This was perfect to go with the spicy ribs that I prepared but it would go great with almost any grilled dish - Very refreshing - it went quickly! Thanks submitter.

Just loved this- and will make it many many more times! Great way to use up leftover watermelon. I found Anaheim peppers (spicy!) but think jalapeno peppers could do well too. I pulled some fres...

I made this for my parents' anniversary and they loved it. I wasn't sure about the ingredients but I decided to make it at the last minute 'cause we had alot of extra watermelon but turns out......

Interesting, and different from the normal picante. Sweet and spicy. (Don't let on it's watermelon before guest give it a try.) Most respond they love it!

I thought this was very good. I still prefer tomato salsa, but this is very yummy! I added cilantro, and lime juice. YUM

Like other reviewers stated, the ingredients combination may throw you off, but once you taste it, it's incredible! I substituted the Anaheim pepper for two seeded jalapenos, and I also added a ...