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Uncle Jon's Watermelon Salsa

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"This is a good way to use up extra watermelon, but also a good excuse to buy some watermelon in the first place. I was surprised by how well the watermelon works in salsa."
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8 h 30 m servings 13
Original recipe yields 32 servings (8 cups)


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  1. Stir the watermelon, cilantro, onion, jalapeno peppers, garlic, vinegar, and salt together in a bowl until evenly mixed. Cover, and refrigerate overnight for best flavor.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 13 calories; 0.1 3.3 0.3 0 75 Full nutrition

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Loved it! Was unsure about the use of vinegar vs lime juice, but the combination with the sweetness of the watermelon was very tasty. I used red onion instead of white, and added some red/green ...

Very unique! I had left over watermelon and found this recipe. I had nothing to lose and wanted something different to do with watermelon. This is absolutely delicious. I took it to work and ...

Really liked this, added more garlic.

This is GREAT stuff! The only thing I did different from the recipe was to use white balsamic vinegar because I ran out of my white wine vinegar. It is spectacular! My daughter and I scarfed ...

It was veryy healthy and pretty, but bland...maybe more garlic and herbs would help? Will make again with more spices.

Delicious! My new go-to summer salsa recipe. I didn't have a jalapeño on hand so the salsa was very mild, but still tasty. I halved the recipe using 1/3 c. of vinegar and purple onion. Our famil...

Easy and addictive

I typically don’t use jalapeños in salsas to match my husband’s taste, but considering a seeded jalapeño. I added lime and more salt to taste.

No changes. I wil use a spicier pepper next Everyone loved it.