Spicy Watermelon Salsa

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This is a spicy-sweet salsa that starts off cool and ends in heat. It's hot, but very refreshing. I keep the seeds in the peppers for maximum heat. This was a prize-winning recipe at our neighbor's classic Cinco de Mayo party.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cubed watermelon, divided

  • 1 serrano chile pepper

  • ½ cup salsa verde (such as Herdez®)

  • 1 serrano chile pepper, minced

  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning mix

  • salt to taste

Directions

  1. Place 3 cups watermelon and 1 whole serrano chile pepper in a blender; blend on the liquefy setting until sauce is smooth.

  2. Mix remaining 3 cups watermelon, salsa verde, minced serrano chile pepper, and taco seasoning together in a bowl. Pour watermelon sauce over watermelon mixture; toss to coat. Season salsa with salt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

55 Calories
0g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 55
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 106mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 13mg 66%
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 176mg 4%

* 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.

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