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Fresh pineapple salsa

This pineapple salsa is delicious as is, served with chips, or try it on tacos in fresh corn tortillas or on grilled chicken or fish. Alternatively, you can swap the pineapple for mango or strawberries. 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword pineapple, salsa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 pineapple, diced (approx. 4 cups)
  • 1/2 red onion, diced (approx. 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced (keep the seeds if you like it spicy)
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 2 tomatoes, diced (optional)
  • 2 avocados, diced (optional)
  • hot sauce (optional)


  1. Combine all ingredients.  

  2. If using avocado, add just before serving. 

  3. Serve with tortilla chips or as a topping for tacos.

Recipe Notes

You don't need to be a stickler for measurements for this recipe.  Add as much as you like of any ingredient, to your taste.   Sometimes I add tomatoes, and sometimes I just leave them out.  I really like adding avocado, but only do so right before serving to keep it from browning.