Watermelon Salsa, just 5 ingredients !


an easy to prepare, refreshing and summertime recipe using Watermelon

What is Salsa?

Who doesn’t love a bowl of tasty fresh salsa on the table? Just perfect for scooping with corn tortilla chips or crackers, the salsa includes just the right balance in every bite. Fresh salsa is one of the best ways to add more flavor to your food while also delivering essential nutrients. Whether it is the traditional tomato and jalapeño, or even mango, strawberry; salsa is one of the world’s most popular condiments with a nutritional powerhouse.

Mostly one serving of salsa is 2 tablespoons, which is on average less than 10 calories. So just feel free to top all of your favorite foods with salsa. There is no need to limit your portions 😉 Whether you are eating salsa on scrambled eggs, grilled fish, tacos, or any of your other favorite dishes, it is a great addition to any meal!

The consistency of salsa can vary and is known for containing a considerable amount of liquid. Some recipes use the diced ingredients as is, while others process the ingredients into more of a puree before serving.

Watermelon Salsa!

This is a perfect combination of sweet, savory, and crunchy salsa.

Every summer party, picnic, etc must include this fruit, Watermelon besides Mango. So why not make a salsa out of this!

The fresh watermelon in this salsa makes every bite extra deliciously juicy and refreshing. I have used only watermelon, shallots, cilantro, lime juice, and salt. The fresh lemon juice is used for a hint of vibrancy that helps to keep the salsa super fresh for longer. The herb along with lime juice gives it the perfect light and fresh taste of summer.

One can use some jalapeno to get a kick in the salsa, somehow I have not added.

Dietary note :

    ✔ Vegan

    ✔ Gluten-free
    ✔ Summer party delight

    ✔ NO-OIL recipe

    ✔ just 5 ingredients

    ✔ Simple and easy to make

    What should One serve with Watermelon Salsa? 

    To use this salsa as a dip for an appetizer or snack, serve it with tortilla chips. 

    To enjoy it as part of a meal, serve it over cooked chicken or fish, or on top of tacos.

    This watermelon salsa is a must-have at any summer party. So don’t forget to include this in your next party spread. Also this year Cinco de Mayo is coming soon, so make this refreshing and easy-to-make Watermelon Salsa enjoy with some other Mexican foods.

    Let’s go through how to make “Watermelon Salsa at home 👇

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    Author: Sasmita

    Watermelon Salsa, just 5 ingredients !

    Watermelon Salsa, just 5 ingredients !

    an easy to prepare, refreshing, and light summertime snack recipe using watermelon

    Prep time: 10 MinTotal time: 10 Min


    • Watermelon (diced) 3 cup
    • Shallot (chopped) 1/4 cup
    • Cilantro (finely chopped) 1/4 cup
    • Lime juice 3 tbsp
    • Salt as needed


    1. In a mixing bowl take diced watermelons, chopped shallots and finely chopped cilantro.
    2. Toss well using a spoon.
    3. Next add lime juice, salt and toss again.
    4. Serve with any desired chips !


    One can add some diced cucumber or bell pepper (any color) to this salsa. But we love this salsa simply as mentioned above.

    I will suggest using shallot here instead of red onions as shallots are milder and less astringent.


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    1. Poonam Bachhav

      This watermelon Salsa looks so refreshing, crunchy and full of flavors ! Perfect Summer treat for all ages!

    2. Mayuri Patel

      I love making watermelon salsa as it is so so delicious, refreshing and easy to make. Perfect for summer parties or even for movie nights.

    3. Archana

      Never tried making salsa with watermelon basically because it's over before I can say leave some. But this time I will do the cutting myself and make some yum salsa. Sounds delicious.

    4. Kalyani

      absolutely refreshing salsa… I made somethign similar with watermelon recently..

    5. Superduper kitchen
      Superduper kitchen

      As soon as I saw the pic I feel refreshed. Must needed one for this summer So sasy to make and healthy too.

    6. Sujata Roy

      Watermelon salsa looks so inviting. Salsa with 5 ingredients sounds so easy to make, refreshing and delicious. Perfect tasty and filling dish for summer.

    7. Narmadha

      Watermelon salsa looks so refreshing and colorful. Perfect recipe to try during summer. Beautiful presentation as usual

    8. preethi'scuisine

      This watermelon salsa is so refreshing and cooling. I just need this wonderful bowl right now . Beautifully clicked Sasmita.

    9. preethi'scuisine

      Watermelon salsa look so refreshing and cooling. Just perfect for summers to beat the heat. I just need this bowl right now.

    10. Swati

      Love this colorful watermelon salsa.so apealling to eyes and a perfect mood refresher on hot and humid days..

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