This easy kid-friendly Pineapple Salsa is the perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors with fresh pineapple, tomatoes, cilantro, and chili spices!
When it’s taco night at your house, you don’t have to worry about it being too spicy for the kids, with this sweet recipe. If you want to go all the way mild, you can even omit the spices (or reduce the amount). It’s up to you and what your kids like!
Today I’m sharing this easy recipe for a sweet pineapple salsa that’s loaded with flavor. It’s a great snack or topping for tacos, chips, and much more. Who’s ready to make it?
How to Make Sweet Salsa for Kids
While regular salsa is always great, this one is sure to become a kid favorite. Sweet, juicy pineapple mixed with tomatoes and just a tiny bit of spice from chili powder – it’s the best of both worlds! Here’s how to make it happen:
- Chop Away
Dice the pineapple, tomatoes, onions, peppers, and cilantro. Add the ingredients to a large bowl.
- Add a Squeeze of Lime
To the tomatoes and pineapple, add a squeeze of fresh lime juice, a sprinkle of chili powder, salt, and pepper.
- Toss to Combine
Toss the ingredients to combine, then grab your tortilla chips and serve!
This is a great meal prep recipe you can make ahead and store in the refrigerator for future taco nights or a healthy afterschool snack.
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Recipes to Serve with Pineapple Salsa
There are more delicious ways to serve this salsa than chips. It goes with grilled chicken or any of the recipes below:
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Kid-Friendly Sweet Salsa
Sweet, juicy pineapple mixed with tomatoes and a hint of spice from chili powder – this sweet salsa for kids is the best of both worlds!
- Prep Time: 10 mins
- Total Time: 10 mins
- Yield: 6
- Category: Snack
- Cuisine: Mexican
- Diet: Gluten Free
- 1 cup diced fresh pineapple
- 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
- ¼ red onion, diced
- 1 jalapeno, seeds moved and diced
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- ¼ cup cilantro, finely chopped
- 1 lime, juiced
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, tomatoes, red onion, jalapeño, bell pepper, cilantro, and lime juice. Season with chili powder, salt, and pepper, and toss to combine.
- Serve with chips or tacos.
Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
- Serving Size: ⅓ cup
- Calories: 27
- Sugar: 4.1g
- Sodium: 100.6mg
- Fat: 0.2g
- Saturated Fat: 0g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 6.7g
- Fiber: 0.9g
- Protein: 0.8g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
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