Fennel Cucumber Salsa


This is a fresh and unusual salsa. Use it as an appetizer or on grilled meats. The fennel has a surprisingly light flavour. Perfect for summer. Serve with tortillas or sliced baguette.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 cups


  • 1 English cucumber, diced

  • 1 large fennel bulb, diced

  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced

  • ½ red onion, chopped

  • ½ cup pickled banana peppers, diced

  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine the cucumber, fennel, avocado, red onion, banana peppers, cilantro, honey, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Allow mixture to sit 20 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

43 Calories
2g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 43
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 11mg 55%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 242mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.