5 Ingredient Watermelon Salsa is Summer In a Bowl

Sweet, spicy and delicious!

By Christel M. Hoydic June 24, 2024

Chips and salsa are a go-to at summer celebrations.

But this summer, surprise your guests with a unique taste on that classic party food: Watermelon salsa!

This sweet and spicy flavor combination is so delicious. Try a batch of this fruity salsa on a hot summer day and see for yourself.

The proportion of ingredients below is simply a guide. Feel free to experiment, adding more or less of any particular ingredient to fit your taste.

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Watermelon Salsa


  • 1 seedless watermelon, chopped into small chunks
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 5 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped basil 
  • Lime juice to taste

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Mix it up! Add feta and blueberries to make your watermelon salsa even more colorful and flavorful.


Mix all ingredients together and serve immediately, with chips! Make your watermelon salsa even more of a standout by using the hollowed out watermelon as your "bowl."

Want an alternative to chips and salsa? Make tacos with watermelon salsa and either grilled fish or grilled chicken. A delicious light summer meal!

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