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Watermelon Salsa

A unique take on salsa, this fresh snack is sweet, tangy, and fresh.
Cooking for a Crowd

Cooking for a Crowd

Use these recipe sheets to prepare for larger groups:

Bowl of watermelon cubes with cilantro dressing.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Makes: 2 cups
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

2 cups small cubes of watermelon, seeds removed
¼ cup sliced green onion
¼ cup finely chopped onion (try red or sweet)
1 Tablespoon vinegar (try rice vinegar)
1 Tablespoon chopped cilantro
¼ teaspoon cumin

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients.
  3. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Serve salsa with burritos, tacos, fish or grilled meat.
  • Try adding corn, hot pepper or avocado.
  • Try lemon or lime juice instead of vinegar.
  • Serve with fresh vegetables or Food Hero Baked Tortilla Chips.

Comments

This is a fun and tasty recipe that often surprises the kids I've worked with as most have never had watermelon like this before! It's a great way to add a nutritious sweet and savory topping to dishes like nachos, burritos or quesadillas!

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