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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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About Vanessa Greaves

Good food, friends, and fun are always on the menu. Find me as foodelicious on Allrecipes and vanny.gee on Instagram (but only if you don't mind cat pics and cocktails).