By Carol and Randi, the Frugirls



WatermelonSalsa2Watermelon Mango Salsa is a Summertime Favorite!  It’s hard to think that school is starting soon and that summer will be winding down. But with the weather being so warm and wonderful, we are still enjoying our summer with lots of frugelegant entertaining. Here’s a favorite we would like to share with you.


Do you use the jarred salsa in the stores? So do we most of the time.  But when we came across this recipe, we fell in love! It’s so easy and super flexible (ingredients can be adjusted per your own preferences).  This recipe is  fresh, fabulous and full of flavor!




WatermelonSalsaSalmonThese are the ingredients needed:

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lime zest (from approx 1 lime)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (from approx 3 limes)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 3 cups seeded & finely chopped watermelon (red or yellow)
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded & diced
  • 1 mango, peeled & diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded & minced
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 8 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt


Stir together the lime zest, lime juice, sugar and 3/4 teaspoon pepper in a bowl. Add the watermelon, cucumber, mango, jalapeño, onion & basil and toss gently.

Chill the salsa until ready to serve and add the garlic salt just before serving.

Serve on grilled Salmon, Turkey Burgers and more, it’s fabulous! Or Serve with your favorite tortilla chips and refreshing beverages.  Let’s hold on to Summer a little more! Come on over to for many more fabulous easy to make summer recipes.