Tropical and Healthy Pineapple Salsa

Tropical and Healthy Pineapple Salsa

Do you need a refreshing salsa that is not only healthy but perfect for the summer time? This healthy pineapple salsa is the way to go! It has the perfect combination of sweetness and tang that will send you to a tropical paradise.  You can pair this salsa with tortilla chips or use it as a marinade for chicken or fish!

Plus look how deliciously colorful this looks!

Healthy pineapple salsa

 

Like all of our recipes, you can throw this salsa together in no time!  You will need 1 pineapple, 2 limes, 1 cup of diced tomatoes, 1/3 cup of chopped cilantro, 1/4 cup of diced red onion, 1 diced and seeded jalapeno (optional), and a dash of salt and pepper.

healthy pineapple salsa ingredients

 

To prepare the pineapple salsa bowl slice the pineapple horizontally so that about 1/4 of the side is sliced off. Make sure to keep the stem attached.

healthy pineapple salsa

 

Using a sharp knife slice the inside of the pineapple horizontally and vertically, loosening up the insides. Continue slicing until you have noticed the insides becoming loose. Healthy pineapple salsa

 

Then take a spoon and scoop out the insides of the pineapple. Place aside a cup and a half of the pineapple and dice it up, like the tomatoes and onions.

healthy pineapple salsa chopped

 

Mix together the pineapple, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, salt, pepper, juice from two limes, and optional jalapeno in a bowl.

healthy pineapple salsa

 

See how beautiful that looks!
healthy pineapple salsa

Then transfer your mixed salsa into the hollowed out pineapple.healthy pineapple salsa

There you have it: Tropical and Healthy Pineapple Salsa!

Tropical and Healthy Pineapple Salsa

Tropical and Healthy Pineapple Salsa

Ingredients

  • 1 pineapple
  • 1 cup Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash of freshly ground pepper
  • 1 jalapeno, diced and seeded (optional)

Instructions

  1. First create your pineapple bowl by slicing 1/4 of the pineapple off horizontally. Make sure the stem is still attached. Then cut the insides horizontally and vertically to loosen up the pineapple flesh.
  2. Using a knife and a spoon, scoop out the pieces of pineapple. Once most of the insides of the pineapple are out use a paper towel to soak up most of the juice.
  3. Then dice 1 1/2 cups of the pineapple you scooped out.
  4. In a medium bowl mix together the diced pineapple, tomatoes, cilantro, onion, lime juice, salt, pepper, and jalapeño (optional).
  5. Transfer the mixed salsa into your hollowed out pineapple bowl and garnish the top with some cilantro. For best results let the salsa marinade together for two hours in the fridge before serving.
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Healthy Pineapple Salsa

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