Pineapple Salsa

By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
Ready in only 10 minutes, this tangy salsa doubles as a complementary sauce for grilled chicken or seafood AND as an appetizer to enjoy with your favorite baked chips. A great way to add another fruit to your day!

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  • Prep Time:10 minutes (for a richer taste, refrigerate as directed)

Appetizers, Dips & Salsa

Serves: 7
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1/2
Think Variety; Think Color: Red


2 cups chopped fresh pineapple
1 cup chopped red and/or green bell pepper
1/2 cup sweet onion slivers
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 to 2 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped


Blend pineapple, bell pepper, onion, lemon juice, cilantro and jalapeno pepper in medium bowl. For a richer taste, refrigerate, covered for 4 to 24 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve with grilled chicken or seafood or as an appetizer with chips.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C, and good source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    35
  • Carbohydrates:    9g
  • Total Fat:    0.2g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.0g
  • Dietary Fiber:    1g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    3%
  • Sodium:    2 mg
  • Protein:    1g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.



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