Simple Southwest Fruit Salsa

Jen Smallwood


For a fruity treat, try this simple salsa with tortilla chips. It's also great when accompanying grilled chicken, fish, steaks, pork or lamb chops.

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4 - 6


15 Min


No-Cook or Other


1 can(s)
(16 ounces) chunky mixed fruits or other canned fruits, drained and chopped
1/2 c
coarsely chopped red onion
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh cilantro
1 1/2 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
1 tsp
(fresh or canned) seeded & chopped jalapeƱo pepper, or to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

Total Time: 15 mins. or up to 6 hrs refridgerate

Combine all ingredients in a bowl.

Let stand at room temperature at least 15 minutes, or refrigerate up to 6 hours before serving.

Tip: Nearly any canned fruit can be used for this recipe. If you use peaches, pears, apricots or pineapples, simply dice the fruit for the salsa. Fruit packed in heavy syrup, lite syrup or juice all work great, but each type will influence the sweetness of your salsa. Also, try combining your favorite varieties of canned fruit.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Fruit, #canned, #red, #onions