A fresh fruit salsa is a fun dessert for summertime! This blend is sweet and tart, and perfect with crunchy crackers for dipping. A blend of apples, berries, and mango make this a sweet and colorful treat.
When you love berries, winter can be a frustrating season, at least where I live.
When I head to the grocery store, there are usually some berries available, but no matter how pretty they look, they usually lack flavor. They’re tart, or bland, or have a weird texture.
As far as berries go, there’s nothing like waiting for the summer months when they are in season.
Once you have delicious strawberries available, that’s the time to make this easy fresh fruit salsa.
I love this easy summer dessert/appetizer. It’s full of summer flavor, and bursting with the goodness of lots of fresh fruit.
This easy fruit salsa can be made in a jiffy! Perfect for a last minute summer party or barbecue. The amount and type of sugar can be adjusted based on the sweetness of the fruit and your own personal preference. You could also do a natural sweetener like honey or agave syrup instead.
What should you eat with fruit salsa?
This is a sweeter fruit salsa, and doesn’t have any spice. It’s more of a dessert recipe. I like to serve this with my cinnamon sugar oatmeal crackers (you’ll want to double the recipe). You could make cinnamon sugar tortillas if you’re able to eat wheat, that would be another good option for dipping.
Some fruit salsa recipes don’t contain added sugar, and are spicy – like a pineapple and jalapeno salsa. Those types of salsa are good for eating with regular tortilla chips, or serving over fish or chicken.
What fruits work best in fruit salsa?
You could really use almost any fruit in this recipe. If you don’t like mango, add pineapple. Out of strawberries? Try a different berry. This is a very versatile recipe.
How long does fruit salsa keep?
I haven’t tried to keep this for more than a couple of days – we eat it right up! But it should last for three days in the refrigerator.
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Easy Fresh Fruit Salsa.
- 16 ounces strawberries finely chopped
- 1 Granny Smith apple finely chopped
- 2 mangoes peeled and diced
- 1/4 cup sugar more if needed
- 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice or lime juice
Place the chopped fruits in a bowl.
Add the lemon juice and the sugar, stir well.
Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with crackers or cinnamon sugar tortillas.
This can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days.
Serve with gluten free graham crackers, pita chips, or cinnamon sugar tortillas.
You can make this with just about any type of fruit.
This recipe was originally published in April 2016. It has been updated.