Slice and dice your way to a flavor-packed recipe for The Best Pineapple Salsa made with just six simple ingredients.
If I’ve learned it once, I’ve learned it a million times: There’s just something about pineapple bowls that make my mouth water and the Interwebs go wild.
I discovered this quite quickly with one of the most popular and 5-star rated recipes of the past decade on Just a Taste (looking at you, Sticky Pineapple Chicken!), and I figured it was about time to bring back the boats. This time, as an edible vessel for what will be The Best Pineapple Salsa to ever hit your lips.
It’s sweet. It’s tangy. It’s super-crunchy. And to sum it all up in a single word, it is refreshing.
So how do you mix up that rainbow of color? With just six simple ingredients and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.
Many pineapple salsa recipes call for roasted peppers, dry seasonings or heavy dressings. You won’t find any of those here! Every taste is light, fresh and juicy. And the versatility can’t be beat.
Serve this pineapple salsa as a dip with chips, as a salad addition, or as a topping for a wide range of proteins, from chicken and pork to steak and shrimp. It lends a healthy spoonful of flavor to every bite!
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- 1 1/2 cups small diced pineapple
- 3/4 cup small diced orange pepper
- 3/4 cup small diced red pepper
- 1/2 cup small diced red onion
- 2 Tablespoons minced cilantro
- 1 teaspoon lime zest
- 3 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients and stir well.
- Serve immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
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Recipe by Kelly Senyei of Just a Taste. Please do not reprint this recipe without my permission. If you'd like to feature this recipe on your site, please rewrite the method of preparation and link to this post as the original source.
This salsa got raving reviews at the adult get together tonight! We had a Hawaiian theme – I won for the most presentable. I had never cut out the pineapple like this recipe called for so went to YouTube to find the how to. Turned out great! Will use this salsa again as a topping to grilled chicken or just for chips. But it did take me longer than 15 minutes to small dice the ingredients.
Woohoo! I’m thrilled you enjoyed the recipe, Barbara!
The Best Pineapple Salsa (first time I ever made salsa) was delicious! I served it with Caramel Hickory Chicken cooked on the grill. I got raves about the salsa, so fresh tasting!
YUM! I’m thrilled you enjoyed the recipe, Tissie!
Fab Recipe will definitely make again
I’m so thrilled you enjoyed it, Bobby!
Delicious!!! I skipped the jalapeno peppers because I’m a wimp! I could make this every week.
I’m so thrilled you enjoyed the recipe, Cheryl!
Love this. We had it with breakfast-for-dinner. It is great on ham steaks. I did add a little chopped, jarred jalapenos for a bit of a kick. Unfortunately, I can’t give it any stars because I can’t click on them but I would give it a 5+. Thank you.
I’m thrilled you enjoyed the recipe, Brenda!
Tangy and delicious. I served with jerk chicken.
Amazing! I’m so glad you enjoyed the recipe, Karen!
What is the best way to get the pineapple out to make the boats
Halve it then score all around the edges and then make cuts inside the pineapple and use a spoon to pop them out!
CookingClassy recommended your salsa recipe to serve with her pork tenderloin recipe. Both recipes were excellent. She speaks highly of yours too.
Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Brenda! And I’m thrilled you enjoyed the salsa recipe! :)
I haven’t tried it as yet. I cut my fresh pineapple up, sprinkled sugar on it and freezed most of it. I’ll try it June 7th, Sunday. It sounds yummy though.
I hope you enjoy the salsa, Christie!
Yummy, clean, bright, fresh taste!
I’m so thrilled you enjoyed the salsa recipe, Jayne!
This was great! It was nice to have a recipe without jalapeño since my husband doesn’t like spicy foods.
I’m so thrilled you enjoyed the recipe, Lauren!
Very tasty! Carving out the bowl takes time, tho.
I’m so glad you enjoyed the recipe, Fran!
5 stars. I have made this before it’s wonderful, I am having visitors this Saturday so this is on the menu to go with smoked chicken and salad as a nice refreshing starter. Thank you for sharing this recipe.
You are so welcome, Margaret! I’m thrilled you enjoyed the recipe :)
It is good!!!
I made three batches of this salsa today and it is incredible!!! Making that much took some time, but well worth it Sharing it with my daughter’s family tomorrow. Yummy!!!
Woohoo! I’m so thrilled you enjoyed the recipe, Diana!