Watermelon Salsa

This is refreshing, unusual and delightful. Makes 3 cups.


  • 1-1/2 tsp lime zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 3/4 Tbsp pepper
  • 3 cups seeded and finely chopped watermelon
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 8 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • Tortilla or pita chips


  • Stir together the lime zest, lime juice, sugar and pepper. Add the watermelon, cucumber, jalapeño, onion, and basil. Toss gently.
  • Chill the salsa until ready to serve and add the garlic salt just before serving. Serve with tortilla chips or pita chips.