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Strawberry Salsa (5 Ingredients)

Add a burst of fresh, fruity flavor to your table with this Strawberry Salsa. This quick and easy recipe combines sweet strawberries with a hint of spice and is perfect for a light and refreshing snack in just 10 minutes!

Salsa is my favorite when fruit is in it! It’s the perfect combo of sweet and savory. Check out some more delicious fruit salsas like this 5 Minute Mango Salsa or this yummy Pineapple Salsa!

Reasons You’ll LOVE This Recipe

Easy: Ready in under 10 minutes, this strawberry salsa is the perfect snack, appetizer, or side dish for any meal. I especially love serving it at summertime BBQs—it’s always a hit!

Only uses 5 Ingredients: With just 5 ingredients, this recipe is not only fast and easy but also budget-friendly!

Delicious: Each bite of this strawberry salsa delivers a delicious mix of sweet, spicy, and tangy notes that will make your mouth water.

Ingredients For Strawberry Salsa

These ingredients are fresh and delicious and combined together make the yummiest salsa! Check out the recipe card at the bottom of the post for all of the exact measurements.

Strawberries: Provide a sweet and fruity base for the salsa.

Jalapeños: Add a spicy kick to balance the sweetness.

Red onion: Adds mild sharpness and crunch.

Fresh cilantro: Introduces a fresh taste.

Lime: Adds a tangy brightness to tie the flavors together.

Salt (optional): Enhances the overall flavors.

How to Make Homemade Strawberry Salsa

This recipe is so easy and ready to eat in less than 10 minutes!

Prep: Prepare the salsa ingredients by washing and cutting the strawberries, jalapeno, red onion, and cilantro.

Combine: Add all of the ingredients together in a large bowl and toss to combine.

Serve: Serve with chips!

Add the strawberries, jalapenos, onion, and lime zest to a bowl.

Squeeze in the lime juice.

Add the cilantro and toss to combine.

Ways to Serve Strawberry Salsa

There are so many ways to enjoy this fresh strawberry salsa! It’s such a fun twist on salsa, and everyone will love it. Here are some ideas for serving it.

Chips: Serve with your favorite tortilla chips. The salty chip complements the sweet salsa perfectly!

Meat: Use it to top grilled meats, such as chicken or pork.

Seafood: Use it to top seafood, such as cod, tilapia, salmon, or shrimp

Salads: I love this salsa on top of salads! I just whip up a green salad, add grilled chicken, then top it with strawberry salsa.

Appetizer or Side Dish: This strawberry salsa also makes a great appetizer or side dish for a summer BBQ!

Storing Leftover Salsa

Strawberry salsa is best made ahead of time and refrigerated an hour before serving. It allows the flavors to meld together.

In the Refrigerator: If you have leftovers, the salsa can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 1-2 days. However, the berries will soften and release a lot of moisture, so it’s best to eat it fresh!

More Homemade Salsa Recipes

Avocado Salsa

Slow Cooker Restaurant Style Garden Salsa

Mouthwatering Cowboy Caviar

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Mouthwatering Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Pita Chips

25 mins


Strawberry Salsa

Course Appetizer
Keyword strawberry salsa
Prep Time 10 minutes minutes
Total Time 10 minutes minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 27kcal
Author Alyssa Rivers


3 cups strawberries, hulled and diced2 jalapenos, deseeded and diced1/4 cup red onion diced1/2 cup fresh cilantro choppedjuice and zest of 1 limesalt to taste, optional


Prepare the salsa ingredients by washing and cutting the strawberries, jalapeno, red onion, and cilantro.
Add all of the ingredients together in a large bowl and toss to combine.
Serve with chips!


Calories: 27kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 149IU | Vitamin C: 49mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.3mg

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