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12 Refreshing Fruit Salsas You'll Want on Everything

A little sweet, a little hot, and a whole lot of gorgeous. That's what fresh fruit salsa brings to all your summer meals.

1) Chef John's Nectarine Salsa

Top tip: Chef John's dicing technique comes in handy for any salsa you make.
Try it with: grilled pork chops

Chef John's Nectarine Salsa

Photo by Chef John

2) Mango, Peach and Pineapple Salsa

Top tip: Add finely diced jalapeño for extra kick.
Try it with: grilled chicken

1102367 Mango, Peach and Pineapple Salsa photo by jacquie - resized

Photo by jacquie

3) Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa

Top tip: To keep the salsa from getting watery, drain the chopped watermelon in a colander while you prep the other ingredients. Allrecipes member ANYDMCKAY said she saved the juice for watermelon martinis.
Try it with: grilled salmon

Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa

Photo by CookinBug

4) Mango Salsa

Top tip: Make the salsa the night before to let the flavors develop.
Try it with: crab cakes

Mango Salsa

Photo by Jax

5) Peach Avocado Salsa

Top tip: Sprinkle diced avocado with lemon juice before adding it to the salsa.
Try it with: grilled tuna

Peach Avocado Salsa

Photo by Marianne

6) Spicy Strawberry Kiwi Peach Salsa

Top tip: Double the recipe. It's that good.
Try it with: grilled sea bass

Spicy Strawberry Kiwi Peach Salsa

Photo by LilSnoo

7) Main Wild Blueberry Salsa

Top tip: Skip the work of peeling and seeding the tomatoes, and simply chop them up instead.
Try it with: Key West chicken

Maine Wild Blueberry Salsa

Photo by Deb C

8) Pineapple Salsa

Top tip: Cut back on the beans a bit and drain the pineapple.
Try it with: Kalua pork

Pineapple Salsa

Photo by BrooklynKyler

9) Rhubarb Salsa

Top tip: Don't blanch the rhubarb for longer than the recommended time, otherwise the flavor gets diluted.
Try it with: fish tacos

Rhubarb Salsa

Photo by SunnyDaysNora

10) Cucumber Melon Salsa

Top tip: This makes a party-size batch, so you might want to scale it back to suit your needs.
Try it with: garlic lime chicken

Cucumber Melon Salsa

Photo by sassyoldlady

11) Apple Mango Salsa

Top tip: Leave the peel on the red apple for a pop of color.
Try it with: grilled pork chops

Apple Mango Salsa

Photo by lutzflcat

12) Mango Mint Salsa

Top tip: Best when served freshly made.
Try it with: grilled shrimp

Mango Mint Salsa

Photo by LilSnoo


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