Tips & Goods | July 1, 2021

Strawberry Salsa

Fresh strawberries paired with crisp red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and lime make for the perfect sweet and spicy bite.  Strawberry salsa will be your new summer go-to for get togethers.  Let us show you just how simple it is to make Strawberry Salsa!

This post was sponsored by Milton’s.  All opinions are my own.

Strawberry salsa in a black rimmed bowl atop a marble platter. It is surrounded by crackers, meats, cheeses, and fruit.

What is strawberry salsa?

Strawberry salsa is a twist on classic pico de Gallo, but rather than using tomatoes, we are using fresh strawberries for a burst of flavor.  Serve this by itself, or onto of cream cheese for a delicious appetizer.

A closeup of strawberry salsa in a white bowl. There is cilantro as garnish to one side.

Milton’s Gluten Free

We have been long time lovers of Milton’s products, and their Milton’s Gluten Free Crackers are no exception.  They are my go-to for chicken salad, cheese and crackers, and alongside this strawberry salsa.  I love how thin and crispy they are, and I enjoy their large variety of flavors. Made with high quality ingredients that are Certified Gluten Free and Non-GMO Project Verified, you can feel good about sharing these delicious crackers with your family and friends.

Milton's gluten free crackers

What do I need to make Strawberry Salsa?

For this recipe you’ll need:

  • 1 pint strawberries
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
  • juice of one lime
  • 1 bunch cilantro, minced
  • salt to taste

Ingredients needed fro strawberry salsa.

How Do I Make Strawberry Salsa?

Prep

Wash and dice your ingredients.  My favorite shortcut is using an onion chopper.  If you haven’t tried one, you need to!  I love dicing onions and other ingredients in it.  Its is so fast and easy!

An onion chopper with a strawberry on it.

Instructions

1. In a large bowl combine diced strawberries, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro.

2. Add fresh squeezed lime juice and salt to taste.  Toss to combine.  Serve with Milton’s Gluten Free Crackers.

How to make strawberry salsa

Strawberry Salsa Q&A

How long does this salsa last?

This salsa will last 3-5 days in an airtight container in the fridge.

What do I serve this salsa with?

I love to serve this salsa with Milton’s Gluten Free Crackers, or alongside other appetizers on a character board.  You can also serve this salsa over a block of cream cheese with Milton’s Gluten Free Crackers for a delicious twist.

Can I sub other fruits from this strawberries?

Absolutely.  Try pineapple or mango!

Strawberry salsa on a charcuterie board.

Creating a Red White and Blue Charcuterie Board

This strawberry salsa is perfect for a patriotic twist on a charcuterie board.  Choose red and blue fruits and veggies, and white crackers and cheese.  You can even use a cookie cutter to cut meats and cheeses into stars.  Here are some ideas for ingredients:

  • Milton’s Gluten Free Crackers
  • cherry tomatoes
  • cherries
  • blueberries
  • blackberries
  • black grapes
  • pepperoni
  • salami
  • prosciutto
  • brie cheese
  • pepper jack cheese

Spread them onto a platter and set out for guests to enjoy.

Strawberry salsa on a white tray surrounded by cheese and crackers.

I love fruit salsas! Do You have other recipes?

We do! Check out our:

Sweet fruit salsa

cranberry salsa

Pineapple Mango Salsa

strawberry salsa in the corner of a marble tray surrounded by crackers and cheese.

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Strawberry Salsa
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

Fresh strawberries paired with crisp red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and lime make for the perfect sweet and spicy bite.  Strawberry salsa will be your new summer go-to for get togethers.  Let us show you just how simple it is to make Strawberry Salsa!

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: fruit salsa, strawberry salsa, summer salsa
Servings: 6
Calories: 30 kcal
Author: Kadee
Ingredients
  • 1 pint strawberries hulled and diced
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and diced
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro minced
  • juice of one lime
  • salt to taste
Instructions
Prep
  1. Wash and dice your ingredients.  My favorite shortcut is using an onion chopper.  If you haven't tried one, you need to!  I love dicing onions and other ingredients in it.  Its is so fast and easy!
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine diced strawberries, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro.
  2. Add fresh squeezed lime juice and salt to taste.  Toss to combine.  Serve with Milton’s Gluten Free Crackers.

Recipe Notes

Strawberry Salsa Q&A

How long does this salsa last?

This salsa will last 3-5 days in an airtight container in the fridge.

What do I serve this salsa with?

I love to serve this salsa with Milton’s Gluten Free Crackers, or alongside other appetizers on a charcuterie board.  You can also serve this salsa over a block of cream cheese with Milton's Gluten Free Crackers for a delicious twist.

Can I sub other fruits from this strawberries?

Absolutely.  Try pineapple or mango!

Creating a Red White and Blue Charcuterie Board

This strawberry salsa is perfect for a patriotic twist on a charcuterie board.  Choose red and blue fruits and veggies, and white crackers and cheese.  You can even use a cookie cutter to cut meats and cheeses into stars.  Here are some ideas for ingredients:

  • Milton's Gluten Free Crackers
  • cherry tomatoes
  • cherries
  • blueberries
  • blackberries
  • black grapes
  • pepperoni
  • salami
  • prosciutto
  • brie cheese
  • pepper jack cheese

Spread them onto a platter and set out for guests to enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Salsa
Amount Per Serving (3 tbsp)
Calories 30 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 143mg4%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 80IU2%
Vitamin C 50mg61%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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