http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/watermelon-pico-de-gallo/ Photo by: The Pioneer Woman

Chips and dip are such an easy go-to snack for entertaining or just preparing a quick and easy snack to munch on. If you’re getting tired of the same old salsa, this version which uses watermelon, mango and cucumber is so light and refreshing yet it leaves nothing lacking in the flavor department either. Try making a batch of this fun watermelon salsa the next time you have company coming over and you’re sure to be labeled ‘hostess with the mostess!’

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 cups, finely chopped seedless watermelon
  • ½ cucumber peeled, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 ripe mango peeled and diced
  • 1 small red onion finely diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and very finely diced (wash your hands after this!)
  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • ⅓ cup fresh chopped cilantro leaves
  • The juice of 2 fresh limes
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Chips for serving

Equipment

  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Large bowl
  • Large spoon

Method

  • Add the first 7 ingredients to a large serving or mixing bowl and toss to combine. Add the remaining seasoning ingredients and toss again until everything is mixed. Taste with a chip and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  • Enjoy!

 

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