Strawberry Salsa Recipe

When sweet and spicy mix, you get some real  amazing flavors. Take this strawberry salsa which combines the mild light medium heat of a jalapeño pepper with the sweet tang of strawberry and the clean refreshing taste of mint and cilantro. It’s the perfect combination for a hot day.

Strawberry salsa

Try it with a strawberry jalapeño margarita to double-down on this terrific pairing.

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Strawberry salsa

Strawberry Salsa

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  • 2 cups strawberries diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeds removed and minced
  • 1/2 cup red onion minced
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper diced, yellow bell pepper looks great in this recipe
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint minced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Add all ingredients into a large bowl and toss.
  • Let the salad rest at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving to allow some of the strawberry juice to form in the mix.


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UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on July 24, 2021 to include new content. It was originally published on June 12, 2014.