Take Your Chips and Salsa on a Tropical Vacation With This Watermelon Mango Salsa Recipe

Chips and salsa is one of the best and most addicting snacks out there (one we pop we can't stop). From the chunks of fresh tomatoes and onions to the varying levels of spice, you really can't go wrong. But what if you're in the mood for something a little more . . . tropical? Bright, slightly sweet, and spicy, this watermelon, mango, and cucumber salsa might not yet be a classic, but that's quite possibly about to change. Whether piled high atop a chip, tacos (it'd be particularly lovely with salmon or other fish options), or just eaten salad-style with a spoon, this refreshing summer-friendly recipe will keep you coming back for bite after bite. Keep reading for the full recipe, and happy snacking!

Watermelon Mango Salsa


    • 1 cup (1/4-inch dice) seedless watermelon
    • 1 cup (1/4-inch dice) mango
    • 1 cup (1/4-inch dice) peeled and seeded cucumber
    • 1 jalapeño, minced
    • 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice
    • 2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
    • 1 tablespoon flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
    • Kosher salt


    1. Mix the watermelon, mango, cucumber, and jalapeño together in a medium bowl. Stir in the lime juice, cilantro, and parsley. Season to taste with salt.

    2. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to 1 hour. Serve chilled.