Strawberry Salsa Easy Recipe

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Fresh Strawberry Salsa for a Seasonal Twist!

This fresh strawberry salsa is a delicious twist on an old favorite! This is a great way to use a handful or two of everbearing strawberries in summer. Chop them up with fresh tomatoes, peppers, onions, and cilantro from your garden.

Do you enjoy salsa but want to try something new? This blend of sweet fruit, tangy lime, and savory onions, peppers, and cilantro makes a great combination. Serve with tortilla chips, top your tacos, spoon onto a salad, or use as a tasty garnish for fish, chicken, or pork. Fresh strawberry salsa makes a great snack, topping for brunch or lunch, or tasty picnic food.

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This Recipe for Fresh Strawberry Salsa is Easy!

All you need to do is wash and chop the ingredients, toss together in a bowl with some lime juice and olive oil, then chill for a couple of hours. It’s very simple and quick to prepare, but it will taste best after the flavors have a chance to mingle in the fridge for awhile.

Here’s the easy recipe…

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Fresh Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry Salsa is a delicious twist on an old favorite! A spicy sweet salsa that is great for dipping tortilla chips or topping tacos.
Prep Time20 mins
Chilling2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Condiment
Keyword: Fruit Salsa


  • 1 cup chopped strawberries
  • 1 cup chopped, seeded plum tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped red, yellow, or orange sweet pepper
  • 1 finely chopped jalapeno
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsps fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsps vegetable oil olive or avocado
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash and prepare fresh ingredients and add to a small mixing bowl.
  • Squeeze lime juice and add to the bowl. Add olive or avocado oil, chopped cilantro, minced garlic, and salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Combine ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours to allow flavors to develop. Makes about 3 cups of salsa.
  • Serve salsa as a dip for tortilla chips, on chicken or fish tacos, or add as a topping for mixed greens salad.
  • Keep unused portion refrigerated and use in 3 or 4 days for best flavor and texture.

Perfect for Strawberry Season…

This tangy-sweet salsa is great when the strawberry patch is in full production and you want to use those tasty berries. Sometimes you get tired of canning jam and cooking when the weather is warming up. Try grilling some chicken or fish outdoors and top it with a spoonful of fresh strawberry salsa. You won’t heat up the kitchen preparing this recipe!

Use Fresh Strawberry Salsa:

  • As a topping for tacos
  • For dipping with tortilla chips
  • To garnish grilled meats
  • In quesadillas
  • As a side with grilled cheese sandwiches
  • With cheese and crackers
  • To top a salad
  • As a garnish for gazpacho

Fresh Food in Season Tastes Best

Preparing fresh strawberry salad and other dishes from produce in season always tastes better! Use fresh berries from your garden, the farmers market, or a local U-pick strawberry patch. Try growing your own organic strawberries for the freshest flavor possible!

Try this Fresh Strawberry Pie or some No-cook Strawberry Rhubarb Jam for easy ways to use your fresh strawberries in season.

Nothing is as good as your own homemade food, fresh from the garden.

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8 comments on “Strawberry Salsa Easy Recipe

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  3. WT Abernathy

    5 stars
    Ok, this is probably the single most decadent salsa recipe I have ever read. You can bet your tippy we’ll be trying this when our berries start coming in!
    Thanks for sharing on the blog hop!

  4. Kristi Marie Stone

    Ooooh, I LOVE strawberries in my salad, but I’ve never tried them in my salsa! It sounds divine, and I’m thinking I’ll try this in the summer! Found this post on the Simple Homestead Blog Hop! 🙂

    1. Lisa Lombardo Post author

      Hi Kristi,
      Thank you! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. 🙂 You can add more spices if you like. I think a bit of adobo seasoning would be tasty too.

      Thanks for stopping by!


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