Strawberry Salsa Recipe | Recipes from the Garden

As much as we love the classics, you have to experiment a little, right? This sweet recipe is a unique take on the classic salsa: strawberry salsa. If adding fruit into the mix throws you off, don’t be fooled — it’s absolutely delicious.

With sweet basil & strawberries, spicy jalapeños, and a touch of acidity from lemon juice, this unique take on salsa is a wonderful dip for chips or sweet topping for fish. Or…drink it by the gallon — like us.

Strawberry Salsa Recipe

Recipe by GardenuityCourse: SideCuisine: MexicanDifficulty: Easy


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This unique salsa recipe is sweet with a kick. It’s easy to make too. Serve to a group or make as a snack – either way people are sure to love this salsa twist!


  • ¼ oz balsamic vinegar

  • ½ tsp kosher salt

  • 1 tsp chopped garlic

  • 12 fresh strawberries, diced (about 2 cups)

  • ½ Tbsp honey

  • 1 Tbsp chopped basil

  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 cups of chopped tomatoes

  • ¼ cup freshly chopped jalapeño peppers


  • In a large bowl, mix together the vinegar, honey, salt, and garlic until well combined.
  • Add the diced strawberries, basil, jalapeño peppers, tomatoes, and lemon juice into the mixture.
  • Stir until ingredients are well combined.
  • Chill the mixture for 30 minutes at least prior to serving.
  • Serve and enjoy this uniquely exciting strawberry salsa recipe with all your loved ones!

Need a cocktail to join the snacking party? Try this homemade jalapeño margarita!

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