Pineapple Salsa


Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Salsa

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The perfect mix of sweet and spicy.... This is one salsa you don't want to sleep on

The recipe for Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Salsa is easy to make and requires only a handful of ingredients, making it a quick addition to any meal. So whether you’re looking for a fresh and fruity salsa for your taco night or a unique addition to your Cinco de Mayo celebration, this pineapple salsa will be a hit!

WOT we love most about this recipe is its versatility – If you don’t like spicy, skip the jalapeño or habanero ingredient. It’s also a fantastic accompaniment to Erika McConaughey’s Guacamole, creating a perfect balance of flavors! It’s not only delicious but also a healthy alternative to traditional salsas. Added bonus? It’s great on top of a salad.

Pineapple Salsa

Servings 2 cups


  • 1 pineapple, peeled, cored, and diced
  • 1 jalapeno or habanero (extra hot) pepper, seeded and diced (optional)
  • 1 red Fresno pepper, seeded and diced
  • ¼ cup red onion, diced
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt


  • For the pineapple salsa, if you do not like spicy, skip the jalapeno or habanero ingredient. 
  • To make the pineapple salsa. In a large bowl, add all the ingredients and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate. 
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All photos by Lorianne DeVita