Appetizer | July 30, 2018

Pineapple Mango Salsa

I am a strong believer of the tacos and the salsas. There cannot be too many tacos or salsas, ever, in my life. I mean seriously. Fresh, healthy, lean, sat-is-fy-ing. I love this pineapple mango salsa for more than just the taco recipes however!

pineapple mango salsa in pineapple

This pineapple mango salsa recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and savory. Let’s talk about how to make it.

 

How to make Pineapple Mango Salsa

Chopping is like therapy to me. But it has to be with a big ol’ Chef’s knife. The best way to cut these ingredients, especially the pineapple with its thick outer core is with a sharp knife.

pineapple mango salsa ingredients on a white plate

Chop all ingredients really small.

Can I use canned pineapple?

Since the pineapple is the star of this dish I highly recommend you do not use canned pineapple. Using real fresh pineapple will make all the difference.

pineapple salsa in a fresh pineapple

How to cut a mango

Cutting mango is really simple, once you have discover how to do it!

  1. Standing the the mango with its stem up cut down the two sides that are long.
  2. cut the opposites off.
  3. taking the large circular pieces cut into them in a grid like fashion, cut only as dip to the skin, do not cut through the skin.
  4. Using a large spoon scoop out the mango- it will be perfectly chopped for you!

How you do you know when a mango is ripe?

A mango is best when it is soft and a firm tender, but not mushy.

picture of cutting up mango

What meals do I serve this with?

This pineapple salsa is so delicious you can serve it as an appetizer with your favorite tortilla chips. But if you are thinking of spicing up a few of your meals try it with these instant pot Carnitas.

It also is the perfect topping with this Lemon Lime Chicken! 

bowl with smoked chicken and pineapple salsa with cabbage

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Pineapple Mango Salsa
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Sweet and savory pineapple mango salsa is the perfect addition to so many meals! For meats, tacos or with chips! Easy to make and so fresh & healthy. 

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy fish tacos, mango, pineaplpe, salsa
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 62 kcal
Author: Desarae
Ingredients
  • 1/2 of a fresh pineapple diced. (about 2+ cups.)
  • 1/2 of a small red bell pepper
  • 1/2 of a jalape├▒o seeded and stemmed
  • 1 mango
  • 1 garlic glove
  • 1/2 of a small purple onion
  • juice of one lime
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Chop and dice all ingredients (you can use your food processor or blender, depending on how crunchy/minced you like your salsa)
  2. Combine together, let sit at room temperature for a few hours so the flavors can merry.
  3. add more salt if needed
Nutrition Facts
Pineapple Mango Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 62
% Daily Value*
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 169mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 12g
Vitamin A 15.1%
Vitamin C 74.3%
Calcium 1.5%
Iron 1.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. Both my husband and I love pineapple, and while we have a mango salsa that we both enjoy we have never tried pineapple in it! Definitely trying this!