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10 Delicious Homemade Salsa Recipes To Try This Summer


Whether you’re having a background gathering for one or five, salsa is the ultimate summer snack you can enjoy with so many things! Today we’re talking about 10 delicious & homemade salsa recipes you need to try this summer!

Salsa is one of those recipes that’s almost guaranteed to be a healthy choice. Like the recipes below, salsa is often made with fresh veggies, fruits and topped with delicious spices to make it an irresistible snack! I’ve found calorie-wise options you can feel good about serving to friends & family that they’ll sure to love! You can serve these salsa recipes with classic tortillas, add as a side, top on your favourite BBQ, or mix into your summer salad to enjoy!
All the recipes & photos below belong to the authors listed under the recipe photo. If you’d like to learn more about any of the recipes mentioned in this article, click on the title or image to be taken to their website! Some calorie information is provided and should be used as an estimate.

Black Bean Salsa with Jalapeno

Photo & Recipe By Your Healthy Beginning

Servings: 8

Prep/Cook Time: 20 minutes

Calories Per Serving: 149

This is my recipe for delicious and easy-to-make black bean salsa! This is a vegan recipe you can bring to any gathering and I will guarantee you will be taking an empty container home. My suggestion is to enjoy with tortilla chips, but you can also pair it with BBQ, top on a salad, add to taco night or whatever else your heart desires.


Creamy Guacamole Salsa

Photo & Recipe By Little Spice Jar

Servings: 3 1/2 cups

Prep/Cook Time: 3 hours 25 minutes

Calories Per Serving: Not Specified

Mama Ninfa’s green sauce inspires this gorgeous guacamole salsa. This salsa is a mix of cooked green tomatoes and avocadoes to give it this creamy texture! Don’t be scared by the cooking time, as the 3 hours are for a chilling time before serving!


Pomegranate Avocado Salsa

Photo & Recipe By Wholesomelicious

Servings: 6

Prep/Cook Time: 10 minutes

Calories Per Serving: 136 calories

If you’re looking for the ultimate healthy salsa, this pomegranate and avocado salsa is a must-try! This bright salsa is made with 6 ingredients and is packed with healthy fats and antioxidants! The seeds from the pomegranates offer a crunchy texture making it perfect for adding to meat dishes or use as a salad topper!


Pineapple Mango Salsa

Photo & Recipe By Julia’s Album

Servings: 4

Prep/Cook Time: 25 minutes

Calories Per Serving: 88 calories

Love a sweet salsa? This pineapple salsa is a versatile option you can pair with so many of your summer dishes! You can have this with chips for a sweet/salty treat, add on top of BBQ chicken, or add to a meal for a healthy side!


Pico De Gallo

Photo & Recipe By Keto Cooking Christian

Servings: 6

Prep/Cook Time: 2 minutes

Calories Per Serving: 18 calories

Pico de gallo is the classic salsa you’ll definitely be making over the summer months! This is a crowd favourite you can pair with so many things. You can enjoy on its own, use in a salad, taco Tuesday, add to a baked chicken & so much more!


Spicy Lime Salsa

Photo & Recipe By Eat Yourself Skinny

Servings: 4

Prep/Cook Time: Not Specified

Calories Per Serving: 40 calories

If you love those Tostitos lime chips, you’re going to love this spicy lime salsa! This is not for the faint of hearts since there’s a can of green chillis and 1/2 a jalapeno! With all that heat, this is sure to be an addictive salsa you can’t put down!


Corn Salsa

Photo & Recipe By Chelsea’s Messy Apron (homepage link)

Servings: 4-6

Prep/Cook Time: 57 minutes

Calories Per Serving: 12 calories

This corn salsa is done on the grill to give it a delicious charred texture! This is a great appetizer idea to serve on a warm summer day or can be served with the rest of your BBQ dinner!


Nectarine Basil Salsa

Photo & Recipe By Pinch of Yum (homepage link)

Servings: 2-4

Prep/Cook Time: 10 minutes

Calories Per Serving: 24 calories

This Nectarine and Basil Salsa is a must-try in the later months of the summer when peaches & nectarines are at their peak! Lindsay from Pinch of Yum recommends enjoying this with your favourite tortillas chip.


Crawfish, Tomato, and Avocado Salsa

Photo & Recipe By Eatwell 101

Servings: 2

Prep/Cook Time: Not Specified

Calories Per Serving: Not Specified

If you’re looking for the ultimate fancy salsa, this crawfish, tomato and avocado are sure to impress your guests this summer! This salsa is made with simple ingredients and can be enjoyed with chips or topped on a salad!


Vegan Roasted Corn and Beans Pico de Gallo

Photo & Recipe By Crave Your Cravings

Servings: 5

Prep/Cook Time: 10 minutes

Calories Per Serving: Not Specified

This Roasted corn and black bean dip is one of my favourites and will be a regular for you to make this summer! I recommend using scoop chips like in the photo above so you can get the most per scoop!


Healthy Fruit Salsa and Baked Pita Chips

Photo & Recipe By What Molly Made

Servings: 8

Prep/Cook Time: 40 minutes

Calories Per Serving: Not Specified

Last but not least, we have this delicious DESSERT salsa made with fresh fruit, lime, and topped with basil! This recipe includes homemade pita chips sprinkled with cinnamon to make this a light & healthy dessert to enjoy this summer.

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